a tendency of a rolled piece to curve downward after passing through a stand, occurring when the upper roll is faster than the lower.
Compare overdraft (def 7).
noun 1. a drain placed beneath the surface of cultivated fields, streets, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to equip or supply with an underdrain or underdrains. noun (ˈʌndəˌdreɪn) 1. a drain buried below agricultural land verb (ˌʌndəˈdreɪn) 2. to bury such drains below (agricultural land)
[uhn-der-drey-nij] /ˈʌn dərˌdreɪ nɪdʒ/ noun 1. drainage of agricultural lands and removal of excess water and of alkali by drains buried beneath the surface.
noun 1. draughts, (used with a singular verb) British. the game of checkers. 2. Chiefly British. draft (defs 1, 3–10, 18–25, 38). verb (used with object) 3. Chiefly British. draft (defs 28–32). verb (used without object) 4. Chiefly British. draft (def 33). adjective 5. Chiefly British. draft (defs 35–37). noun 1. a drawing, sketch, or […]
verb (used with object), underdrew, underdrawn, underdrawing. 1. to line the underside of (a structure, as a floor) with plasterwork, boarding, or the like.