Underlaid



adjective
1.
placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum.
2.
having an underneath layer (often followed by with):
a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve.
verb
3.
simple past tense and past participle of underlay.
verb (used with object), underlaid, underlaying.
1.
to lay under or beneath.
2.
to provide with something laid underneath; raise or support with something laid underneath:
The manufacturer underlays the chrome finish with a zinc coating.
3.
to extend across the bottom of.
noun
4.
something underlaid.
5.
Printing. a piece or pieces of paper put under type or cuts to bring them to the proper height for printing.
adjective
1.
laid underneath
2.
having an underlay or supporting layer underneath
verb
3.
the past tense and past participle of underlay
verb (transitive) (ˌʌndəˈleɪ) -lays, -laying, -laid
1.
to place (something) under or beneath
2.
to support by something laid beneath
3.
to achieve the correct printing pressure all over (a forme block) or to bring (a block) up to type height by adding material, such as paper, to the appropriate areas beneath it
noun (ˈʌndəˌleɪ)
4.
a layer, lining, support, etc, laid underneath something else
5.
(printing) material, such as paper, used to underlay a forme or block
6.
felt, rubber, etc, laid beneath a carpet to increase insulation and resilience

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