Underlay

Definition of Underlay

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

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bring up, elevate, get up, lift, printing, printing process, raise
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