Last modified on 27 May 2014, at 23:44

understock

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

under- +‎ stock

VerbEdit

understock (third-person singular simple present understocks, present participle understocking, simple past and past participle understocked)

  1. (transitive) To stock with an insufficient amount.
    If you understock the shop, you'll run out of goods while there are still customers wanting to buy them.

NounEdit

understock (plural understocks)

  1. (horticulture) The rootstock onto which the scion is grafted.