underlay


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Underlay \Un`der*lay"\, v. t. [AS. underlecgan. See Under, and
   Lay, v. t.]
   1. To lay beneath; to put under.
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   2. To raise or support by something laid under; as, to
      underlay a cut, plate, or the like, for printing. See
      Underlay, n., 2.
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   3. To put a tap on (a shoe). [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Underlay \Un`der*lay"\, v. i. (Mining)
   To incline from the vertical; to hade; -- said of a vein,
   fault, or lode.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Underlay \Un"der*lay`\, n.
   1. (Mining) The inclination of a vein, fault, or lode from
      the vertical; a hade; -- called also underlie.
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   2. (Print.) A thickness of paper, pasteboard, or the like,
      placed under a cut, or stereotype plate, or under type, in
      the form, to bring it, or any part of it, to the proper
      height; also, something placed back of a part of the
      tympan, so as to secure the right impression.
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