Definition of Undercoat in English :

Define Undercoat in English

Undercoat meaning in English

Meaning of Undercoat in English

Pronunciation of Undercoat in English

Undercoat pronunciation in English

Pronounce Undercoat in English


see synonyms of undercoat


1. undercoat, underseal

seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion

2. flat coat, ground, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, undercoat

the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

3. undercoat, underfur

thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair


4. ground, prime, undercoat

cover with a primer; apply a primer to

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of undercoat
a coat of paint or other substance applied before the top coat
a coat worn under an overcoat
3. zoology another name for underfur
4.  the US name for underseal
5. (transitive)
to apply an undercoat to (a surface)

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see synonyms of undercoat
1.  Obsolete
a coat worn under another
an under layer of short hair in an animal's coat
a coating as of tarlike material applied to the exposed underside of a motor vehicle to deaden noise, retard rust, etc.
a coat of paint, varnish, etc. applied as a first coat or before the final coat
Also for undercoat (sense 3) undercoat (sense 4)
verb transitive
to apply an undercoat to

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of undercoat
1. A coat worn beneath another coat.
2. A covering of short hairs lying underneath the longer outer hairs of an animal's coat.
3. also un·der·coat·ing (-kōtĭng)
a. A coat of sealing material applied to a surface before the outer coats, as of paint, are applied.
b. The sealing material used for this purpose.
c. A tarlike substance sprayed on the underside of a vehicle to prevent rusting.
tr.v. un·der·coat·ed, un·der·coat·ing, un·der·coats
To apply an undercoat to.

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