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undercast

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

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.

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Origin of undercast

First recorded in 1880–85; under- + cast
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