noun Date: 1922 a usually asphalt-based waterproof coating applied to the underside of a vehicle

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  • undercoating — n. protective coating on the underside of an automobilen. inner jacket; layer of short fur under a longer layer (Zoology); layer of paint underneath the outermost layer; undercoating v. apply an undercoat (of paint, varnish, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undercoating — /un deuhr koh ting/, n. a protective seal applied to the underside of an automobile to reduce corrosion and vibration. [1920 25; UNDERCOAT + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • undercoating — noun A coat of paint or other material applied onto a surface before that of a topcoat; an undercoat …   Wiktionary

  • undercoating — un•der•coat•ing [[t]ˈʌn dərˌkoʊ tɪŋ[/t]] n. aum a protective seal applied to the underside of an automobile • Etymology: 1920–1925 …   From formal English to slang

  • undercoating — /ˈʌndəkoʊtɪŋ/ (say unduhkohting) noun 1. undercoat. 2. US → underseal (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • undercoating — The material sprayed on the underside of the automobile, under the hood, trunk lid, etc. which is designed to deaden sound and prevent the formation of rust …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • undercoating — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from gerund of undercoat (II) : undercoat 3 II. noun : a usually asphalt based waterproof coating applied to the underside of a vehicle * * * /un deuhr koh ting/ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • undercoat — /un deuhr koht /, n. 1. a coat or jacket worn under another. 2. Zool. a growth of short fur or hair lying beneath a longer growth. 3. an undercoating. 4. a coat of paint or the like applied under the finishing coat. 5. a paint, sealer, or the… …   Universalium

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