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underlay

un·der·lay

underlay

parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: uhn dr leI
inflections: underlaid, underlaying, underlays
definition 1: to place (one thing) under another.
definition 2: to provide with a base or layer of supporting material.
similar words:
bottom, line
definition 3: to raise the level of (a printing bed) by putting a piece of paper or other material under the type.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhn dr leI
definition: a layer of material such as felt or rubber that is laid under another material as protection or support.