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Glossary beginning with U

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Ultraviolet; The light whose wavelength is just too long to be x-rays but just enough shorter than violet light so that it is not visible to the human eye.

Ultra Violet Light Filters and Stabilizers search for term

Any chemical compound that selectively absorbs ultraviolet rays; used to prevent ultraviolet degradation of polymers.

Ultraviolet search for term

The light whose wavelength is just too long to be x-rays but just enough shorter than violet light so that it is not visible to the human eye.

Undercoat search for term

The coatings below the top color coat that hel in adhesion and corrosion resistance.

Underdrawing search for term

Drawing preliminary to other work and incorporated into it.

Underpainting search for term

The traditional stage in oil painting of using a monochrome or dead color as a base for composition.

Unsized search for term

A paper without sizing added to a paper pulp or surface of the paper. Unsized paper is very absorbent and when watercolor is applied it sinks into the paper and cannot be adjusted.

Upholstry search for term

The stuffing, springs, cushions, and covering fabric associated with making furniture.

Urethane search for term

An important resin in the coatings industry. A true urethane coating is a two-component product that cures when an isocyanate, the catalyst, prompts a chemical reaction that unites the components.

UV search for term

Ultraviolet; The light whose wavelength is just too long to be x-rays but just enough shorter than violet light so that it is not visible to the human eye.

UVLS search for term

Any chemical compound that selectively absorbs ultraviolet rays; used to prevent ultraviolet degradation of polymers.