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undercast

[′ən·dər‚kast]
(meteorology)
A cloud layer of ten-tenths (1.0) coverage as viewed from an observation point above the layer; the term is used in pilot reporting of in-flight weather conditions.
(mining engineering)
An air crossing in which one airway is deflected to pass under the other airway.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Given the undercast, we'd found no targets that night; our AC-130's EO and IR cameras couldn't penetrate clouds.
This can be accomplished with the use of an undercast synthetic padding and synthetic stockinette, although a skin maceration can occur if special care is not taken when drying the cast after water immersion.
He fired anyway, and the missile guided directly to the MiG's tail and sent it spinning into the undercast. Within moments, Ford Flight was also engaged as two MiGs swept in on Ford 3 and 4 but overshot them.
This is one of those phenomena that can only be seen from the air with an undercast below and clear, sunny skies above.
I was a single at 16,000 feet, on top of an undercast, with known icing conditions, unable to see the ship, NORDO, and with a rapidly decreasing cabin temperature.
They appear at the Colosseum in Primrose Hill Street and support comes from local boys Bridges and the Undercast.
Like Somogyi, Kowroski also seems undercast. Yet her Odette this season,
How apt, then, that his arrival in "Napoleon" should add life to a musical portrait of a leader so undercast on opening night that the show lost all tension and sense.
The problem really centred on the two young protagonists, each with some virtues but essentially undercast. Karen Driscoll (Juliette) looked relatively youthful and sang with some real spirit, but her acid and edgy tone was compromised by pitch problems throughout the evening, while the visually attractive and engaging David Miller (Romeo) produced an odd mix of sweetly poised singing in a reasonable approximation of traditional French style along with passages that lacked color and substance.
Suominen's Fibrella product family has launched in the South American markets in recent years, including Fibrella Wrap, a new material for undercast paddings and cushions used in wound care.
(39) The flight was able to fly much of the trip at an altitude of 7,000 feet, which put them above an undercast that concealed them from German forces on the ground.
If it's a solid undercast, I won't do this either VFR or IFR, since the underlying terrain is rough.