underlap

[uhn-der-lap]

Origin of underlap

First recorded in 1865–70; under- + lap2
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Examples from the Web for underlap

Historical Examples of underlap

  • In many cases, it is advisable to have an underlap of the material.

    Textiles and Clothing

    Kate Heintz Watson

  • The placket of a skirt should have an underlap extending well below the opening.

    Textiles and Clothing

    Kate Heintz Watson

  • On the left side of the skirt sew an underlap of sufficient length to extend well below the end of the opening.

    Textiles and Clothing

    Kate Heintz Watson

  • This is the type most likely either to overlap or underlap, depending upon the prison rgime and the after-parole circumstance.

    Criminal Types

    V. M. Masten