[ uhn-der-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /


Mining. a crossing of two passages, as airways, dug at the same level so that one descends to pass beneath the other without any opening into it.Compare overcast(def 9).
Meteorology. an overcast layer of clouds viewed from above.

Nearby words

  1. underbuy,
  2. undercapitalize,
  3. undercard,
  4. undercarriage,
  5. undercart,
  6. undercellar,
  7. undercharge,
  8. underclass,
  9. underclassman,
  10. underclay

Origin of undercast

First recorded in 1880–85; under- + cast

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