Term:Primer

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A base layer of paint typically used as a first coat. The paint is normally more dense allowing it to provide better coverage and concealment to blemishes underneath.

Some finish paints coke combined with a primer.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
primer (noun)
1.
a small book for teaching children to read
2.
a small introductory book on a subject
3.
a short informative piece of writing
primer (noun)
1.
a device for - priming , especially a cap, tube, or wafer containing percussion powder or compound used to ignite an explosive charge
2.
material used in priming a surface - called also prime coat
3.
a molecule (as a short strand of RNA or DNA) whose presence is required for formation of another molecule (as a longer chain of DNA)
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