Meaning of undercoat

un•der•coat

Pronunciation: (un'dur-kōt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a coat or jacket worn under another.
  2. 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 like specially prepared for use underneath a finishing coat.
—v.t.
  1. to apply an undercoating to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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