placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum.
having an underneath layer (often followed by with):
a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve.
simple past tense and past participle of underlay.
verb (used with object), underlaid, underlaying.
to lay under or beneath.
to provide with something laid underneath; raise or support with something laid underneath:
The manufacturer underlays the chrome finish with a zinc coating.
to extend across the bottom of.
Printing. a piece or pieces of paper put under type or cuts to bring them to the proper height for printing.
having an underlay or supporting layer underneath
the past tense and past participle of underlay
verb (transitive) (ˌʌndəˈleɪ) -lays, -laying, -laid
to place (something) under or beneath
to support by something laid beneath
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
a layer, lining, support, etc, laid underneath something else
(printing) material, such as paper, used to underlay a forme or block
felt, rubber, etc, laid beneath a carpet to increase insulation and resilience
verb (used with object), underlay, underlain, underlying. 1. to lie under or beneath; be situated under. 2. to be at the basis of; form the foundation of. 3. Grammar. to function as the root morpheme or original or basic form of (a derived form): The form “boy” underlies “boyish.”. 4. Finance. to be primary to […]
verb (used with object), underlapped, underlapping. 1. to extend partly under.
noun 1. a woman whose work is the washing and ironing of clothes, linens, etc. noun 1. a woman who launders clothes, sheets, etc, for a living
noun 1. a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters. 2. New Testament. an interpreter of the Mosaic Law. Luke 14:3. verb (used without object) 3. to work as a lawyer; practice law. verb (used with object) 4. to […]