underlayment

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

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Examples of underlayment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once the underlayment dried, the tiles were mortared down. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 25 Nov. 2020 Self-leveling underlayment, for example, is a more recent innovation that does exactly what its name describes: provides a floor protection barrier that seeks its own level within minutes of being rolled out. Sarah Baird, House Beautiful, 14 Sep. 2020 Self-leveling underlayment, for example, is a more recent innovation that does exactly what its name describes: provides a floor protection barrier that seeks its own level within minutes of being rolled out. Sarah Baird, Good Housekeeping, 14 Sep. 2020 The turf was intended to function as an underlayment for a plastic liner put on top of it. Lynda V. Mapes, Star Tribune, 30 Aug. 2020 The underlayment is the primary waterproofing agent on the roof system and unless that is damaged, there’s no need for emergency tarps. Reuben Saltzman, Star Tribune, 25 Aug. 2020 By the end of Day One, 3,000 square feet of roof was cleared, a few minor repairs were made, underlayment was put in place, and about a quarter of the new shingles were down. Boston.com Real Estate, 23 Oct. 2019 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, 16 June 2019 Roll out and cut the next length, then butt it against the first piece of underlayment. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 26 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of underlayment

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of underlayment was in 1949

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“Underlayment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underlayment. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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