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Meaning of SUBSTRATUM

Pronunciation:  sub'streytum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any stratum lying underneath another
 

SUBSTRATUM is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: substrate
 
 See Also: stratum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*stra"tum\, n.; pl. {Substrata}. [L. substratus,
p. p. of substernere to strew under; sub under + sternere to
strew. See {Stratum}.]
1. That which is laid or spread under; that which underlies
   something, as a layer of earth lying under another;
   specifically (Agric.), the subsoil.

2. (Metaph.) The permanent subject of qualities or cause of
   phenomena; substance.

 

 

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