v. cover the lower part of a structure with boarding or other such treatment

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • underdraw — /un deuhr draw /, v.t., underdrew, underdrawn, underdrawing. to line the underside of (a structure, as a floor) with plasterwork, boarding, or the like. [1790 1800; UNDER + DRAW] * * * …   Universalium

  • underdraw — verb to cover or line the underside of a structure (such as a floor) with plasterwork, boarding or other such treatment …   Wiktionary

  • underdraw — [c]/ʌndəˈdrɔ/ (say unduh draw) verb (underdrew, underdrawn, underdrawing) –verb (t) 1. to depict inadequately. 2. Building Trades to cover (a ceiling) by fixing the plasterwork to the underside of the joists. –verb (i) 3. to construct an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • underdraw — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: under (I) + draw 1. : to draw a line under : underscore 2. : to draw or depict inadequately 3. : to overlay or line (a roof or ceiling) with thin boards or lath and plaster 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|der|drew — «UHN duhr DROO», verb. the past tense of underdraw …   Useful english dictionary

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