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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pad placed beneath a carpet v. - Provide with a base, support, lining, or backing; Put (something) beneath; Raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard beneath the type.

Usage examples (40)
  • underlay the boards with joists
  • underlay the plate
  • His eyes glittered at that, and a mercenary expression underlay the tone of his answer.
  • The 3D model can be placed on top of a 3D map, aerial, or hybrid map underlay, which is used to give the models a sense of place and scale. for more
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