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Meaning of SUBJACENT

Pronunciation:  sub'jeysunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lying nearby but lower; "hills and subjacent valleys"
 

SUBJACENT is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: underlying
 
 Antonyms: superjacent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*ja"cent\, a. [L. subjacens, p. pr. of subjacere
to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.]
1. Lying under or below.

2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath;
   as, hills and subjacent valleys.

 

 

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