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  • n. Plural form of undercoat.


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  • And what precisely might that mean for those children reared in households in which to be female demands the height of self-consciousness and several undercoats before the application of a final high-gloss varnish.

    Lucky boy raised without gender stereotypes | Yvonne Roberts

  • The Chevy Silverado 2500 LT driven for this column came with a handsome steel-green metallic paint job -- an expensive and extensive paint job with multiple undercoats and a polyurethane finish that made the body glisten even on a gray day.

    Warren Brown reviews the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT pickup

  • I use a mid-grey for undercoating white uniformed troops - this seems to avoid too much 'shadow' from darker undercoats.

    Painting Plans for 2009

  • In pure form, copper is drawn into wires or cables for power transmission, building wiring, motor and transformer wiring, wiring in commercial and consumer electronics and equipment; telecommunication cables; electronic circuitry; plumbing, heating and air conditioning tubing; roofing, flashing and other construction applications; electroplated coatings and undercoats for nickel, chrome, zinc, etc.; and miscellaneous applications.


  • Eco-chic style force Stewart + Brown has created designs made from yaks 'downy undercoats.

    Josie Garthwaite: Yak Couture: Eco-Chic Designs for Fall

  • Each breath seared their lungs and even their thick undercoats did not protect them.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • In a post war world of "porridge" colours Marion is probably best known for her vivid glazed walls, colourful undercoats with contrasting translucent glazes; yellow over red,pink, black, blue or green producing intriguing tangerines, olives, aquamarines and chartreuses.

    Marion Hall Best

  • Today my front door was painted a glorious white, and I am just surviving the chemical overload this is the final coat, thank goodness - I lost most of yesterday to reaction to the undercoats.

    Even in a little thing

  • She swept out of the room with a rustle of undercoats and silks; the boy followed at a safe distance.


  • With undercoats and overcoats, he painted every part

    The Gas-Man Cometh


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