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

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Underdrawing — is the drawing done on a painting ground before paint is applied, for example, an imprimatura or an underpainting. Underdrawing was used extensively by 15th century painters like Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden. These artists underdrew… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — [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

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