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  Definition of Underlay
  1. a pad placed under a carpet
  2. provide with a base, support, lining, or backing; "underlay the boards with joists"
  3. put (something) under or beneath; "They underlaid athe shingles with roofing paper"
  4. raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type; "underlay the plate"
Similar Words: carpet pad, rug pad, underlayment

 

Hyponyms: underfelt

 

Derivational Morphology: carpet pad, rug pad, underlayment

 

 
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