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 for undercoat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Undercoat \Un"der*coat`\, n.
     1. A coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished
        from an overcoat, or a greatcoat.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a
        longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike
           material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard
           corrosion [syn: undercoat, underseal]
      2: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a
         surface [syn: flat coat, ground, primer, priming,
         primer coat, priming coat, undercoat]
      3: thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard
         hair [syn: undercoat, underfur]
      v 1: cover with a primer; apply a primer to [syn: prime,
           ground, undercoat]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "undercoat":
     chromogen, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter,
     color gelatin, colorant, coloring, dead-color, distemper, drier,
     dye, dyestuff, exterior paint, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel,
     ground, interior paint, medium, opaque color, paint, pigment,
     prime coat, primer, priming, stain, tempera, thinner, tinction,
     tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoating,
     vehicle, wash, wash coat

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