Substrata
Substratum 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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Metaph.) The permanent subject of qualities or cause of phenomena; substance. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Substrata — Album par Biosphere Sortie 1997 Enregistrement 1997 Durée 58:33 Genre Ambient Producteur Geir Jenssen …   Wikipédia en Français

  • substrata — plural of substratum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • substrata — sub stra·tum || ‚sÊŒb strɑːtÉ™m n. layer that lies beneath another; material that serves as the foundation for something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Substrata (album) — Infobox Album Name = Substrata Type = Studio album Artist = Biosphere Released = 1997 Recorded = Genre = Ambient Length = 58:33 Label = All Saints Records Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • Substrata 2 — Infobox Album Name = Substrata² Type = Studio album Artist = Biosphere Released = June 6, 2001 Recorded = Genre = Ambient Length = 112:00 Label = Touch Records Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • Pro substrata materĭa — (lat.), in Bezug auf den vorliegenden Gegenstand …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pro substrata materia — Pro substrata materia, lat., in Betreff des vorliegenden Gegenstandes …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Biosphere (musician) — Biosphere is the main recording name of Geir Jenssen (born 1962), a Norwegian musician who has released a notable catalogue of ambient electronic music. He is well known for his ambient techno and arctic ambient styles, his use of music loops,… …   Wikipedia

  • Man with a Movie Camera (Biosphere album) — Man with a Movie Camera Studio album by Biosphere Released 2001 Recorded 1996 Genre Ambient …   Wikipedia

  • Socompa — Infobox Mountain Name = Socompa Photo = Salar de Atacama Pular.jpg Caption = Salar de Atacama with Pular (leftmost), Cerro Pajonales (left) and Socompa (right) in the distance. Elevation = convert|6051|m|ft|0|abbr=on|sp=us Location = Argentina,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”