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undercoat

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərkəʊt; ˈʌndəkəʊt/
Pronunciation: /-ɪŋ/
(in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) undercoating

Translation of undercoat in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (paint) pintura (feminine) base 1.2 countable/numerable (coating) primera mano (feminine) or capa (feminine) de pintura
  • 2 u and c (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Cars/Automovilismo] tratamiento (masculine) anticorrosivo del chasis
    Example sentences
    • First, they painted the stucco with a primer undercoat, then applied medium blue latex house paint.
    • Use a special primer as an undercoat so that the paint will adhere better.
    • They also make paints for wood or concrete floors and masonry as well as the requisite undercoat and primer paints.

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