substrate

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Primary or underlying material on which other materials (such as ink, coating, paint, or treatment) are applied, or from which other materials are made.

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By testing different dyes for materials the scientists found that certain dyes did not work well with the substrate materials they were being applied to.
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When you have carpet installed in your house it�s very important to have a clean, smooth substrate over which to place the pad and the carpet.
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Some artists coat their canvas with gesso, an undercoat which provides a smooth substrate for the subsequent work of art to be painted on the canvas.
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