Underlay Synonyms & Definitions

Synonyms are words that have the same or almost the same meaning and the definition is the detailed explanation of the word. This page will help you out finding the Definition & Synonyms of hundreds of words mentioned on this page. Check out the page and learn more about the English vocabulary.

• UnderlayDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) To put a tap on (a shoe).
  2. (v. t.) To raise or support by something laid under; as, to underlay a cut, plate, or the like, for printing. See Underlay, n., 2.
  3. (n.) A thickness of paper, pasteboard, or the like, placed under a cut, or stereotype plate, or under type, in the from, 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.
  4. (v. i.) To incline from the vertical; to hade; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.
  5. (v. t.) To lay beneath; to put under.
  6. (n.) The inclination of a vein, fault, or lode from the vertical; a hade; -- called also underlie.

• UnderlayerDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, underlays or is underlaid; a lower layer.
  2. (n.) A perpendicular shaft sunk to cut the lode at any required depth.