from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See underside.
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- n. The underneath surface; the bottom, or underside
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- n. the lower side of anything
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They appear late in March, being green above, with an undersurface which is white, and cottony.
Hypospadias is a condition that affects the development of the urethra along with the tissues that make up the undersurface of the penis.
The cap of a basidiomycete, an expanded structure at the top of the stipe that bears the hymenium (gills, etc.) on its undersurface.
Unaware that he was watching her, she slipped a wad of gum from her mouth and pressed it to the undersurface of the bench.
I do love my multitouch Magic Mouse, but dragging it across a smooth surface prone to dirt and debris caused an infuriating scratching noise every few minutes, forcing me to drag the undersurface across my pants vigorously to clean it, tripping my various hot corners.
So if you pile too much linguine Alfredo into your thighs, the undersurface of the skin will actually tear see Figure B.1.
This can cause the feet to be stiff in the morning with pain on the undersurface of the feet when walking.
The undersurface has a small upholstered pad attached so it becomes a padded arm for the chair.
Forces between this lower airstream and the wing's undersurface provide some of the lift that supports the wing.
Leaves may be sclerophyllous or coated on the undersurface with appressed hairs to conserve water, and they remain evergreen throughout an extended dry season.