- to apply an undercoating to.
Origin of undercoat
Related Words for undercoatfemale, feminine, slip, clothes, waistcoat, underskirt, kilt, balmoral, undercoat
Examples from the Web for undercoat
Historical Examples of undercoat
Like the beaver, it is furnished with an undercoat of soft downy fur.The Western World
Undercote, or undercoat; fester under the skin (coat is "cutis," skin).Letters of Samuel Rutherford
This will act as a primer or undercoat for the succeeding coats of paint.Advanced Toy Making for Schools
David M. Mitchell
In the English method, where necessary, a priming or undercoat is employed.Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition
William N. Brown
Get some sort of stuff, made of sheep's clothing, I don't know what you call 'n, for to make an undercoat for the old oman.
- (tr) to apply an undercoat to (a surface)