underlayment

noun
un·​der·​lay·​ment | \ ˌən-dər-ˈlā-mənt How to pronounce underlayment (audio) \

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The entry, living, dining, kitchen, and powder rooms all come with Select wide-plank white oak engineered hardwood flooring with acoustic underlayment. Valerie Sweeten, Houston Chronicle, "Condo Life: The Mondrian at the Museums set to deliver a unique living experience," 16 June 2019 Roll out and cut the next length, then butt it against the first piece of underlayment. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "8 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring," 26 Jan. 2017 There's no need to staple or tape the underlayment to the subfloor. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "8 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring," 26 Jan. 2017 The steeple project will include all new slate and wood underlayment, and full restoration of the historic, decorative copper work. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit church's 145-year-old bell tower, spire to be saved," 16 May 2018 Make sure the subfloor and underlayment are level and sound. The Pecks, OregonLive.com, "Installing a stone floor to get 2018 off on the right foot: The Pecks," 31 Dec. 2017 The same was true for a new stage floor, including the underlayments and how the stage was constructed. Janelle Gelfand And Mark Wert, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati's historic Music Hall reopens: What's new, what's not — and how will it sound?," 1 Oct. 2017 Ferrari is reportedly preparing a crossover-style vehicle, using the V12-AWD underlayment of the GTC4Lusso. I am not shocked. Dan Neil, WSJ, "Ferrari 812 Superfast: The Italian Icon Lives On," 17 Aug. 2017 Revealed beneath some old linoleum in one of the home's front parlors is newspaper from 1941, apparently laid between the original wide-pine floors and a plywood underlayment. Melanie Savage, Courant Community, "Help Restore The Historic Peters House," 16 Aug. 2017

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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