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undercoat

uhn der koht

  • n  seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
  • n  the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
  • n  thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
  • v  cover with a primer; apply a primer to

  • Incarnating amiability with an undercoat of evil can be a benison to an actor.
  • It's the world's tallest hotel, and probably its least subtle gold-leaf is applied as liberally as undercoat, there's a fleet of white Rolls Royces on the forecourt and dancing .
  • Many of the cashmere garments, however, are not made wholly of the downy undercoat of the goat, where the fibers are long and fine.
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    SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Polar bears have two to four inches of blubber insulating their muscles in addition to two layers of fur: a water repelling outer layer and a fuzzy undercoat, making them c…
    Feb. 24, 2014 - Provo Daily Herald

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