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underlaynoun [U]

uk   /ˈʌn.də.leɪ/  us   /-dɚ.leɪ/
thickmaterial put between a ​carpet and the ​floor for ​extracomfort and to ​protect the ​carpet a ​layer of ​material that ​lies under another one, ​especially when it can be ​seen through the ​toplayer: The ​dress was ​blacklace with a ​blue underlay ​showing through.
(Definition of underlay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underlay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 地毯衬垫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地毯襯墊…
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