subjacent
adjective Etymology: Latin subjacent-, subjacens, present participle of subjacēre to lie under, from sub- + jacēre to lie — more at adjacent Date: 1592 lying under or below; also lower than though not directly below <
hills and subjacent valleys
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subjacently adverb

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  • subjacent — subjacent, ente [ sybʒasɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVIe, repris 1805; lat. subjacens, de subjacere « être placé dessous » ♦ Littér. Sous jacent. « la sensation, presque physique, d un autre monde subjacent » (Bosco). ● subjacent, subjacente adjectif (latin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Subjacent — Sub*ja cent, a. [L. subjacens, p. pr. of subjacere to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.] 1. Lying under or below. [1913 Webster] 2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath; as, hills and subjacent valleys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subjacent — subjacent, ente (sub ja san, san t ) adj. Qui est situé, placé au dessous. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    SUBJACENT. Ajoutez : HIST. XVIe s. •   En nombre tant multiplié, que, par leur vol, ils [les geais et les pies] tollissoient la clarté du… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • subjacent — (adj.) 1590s, from L. subiacentem (nom. subiacens), prp. of subiacere to lie underneath (see SUBJECT (Cf. subject) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • subjacent — Subjacent, Toute la terre subjacente à la zone torride …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • subjacent — [sub jā′sənt] adj. [L subjacens, prp. of subjacere, to lie under < sub , under + jacere, to lie, throw: see SUB & JET1] 1. situated directly under or below; underlying 2. being lower but not directly beneath subjacency n …   English World dictionary

  • subjacent — Below or beneath another part. [L. sub jaceo, to lie under] * * * sub·ja·cent səb jās ənt adj lying immediately under or below <subjacent tissue> <severe bone loss subjacent to gingival inflammation> * * * sub·ja·cent (səb… …   Medical dictionary

  • subjacent — subjacency, n. subjacently, adv. /sub jay seuhnt/, adj. 1. situated or occurring underneath or below; underlying. 2. forming a basis. 3. lower than but not directly under something. [1590 1600; < L subjacent (s. of subjacens), prp. of subjacere… …   Universalium

  • subjacent — [səb dʒeɪs(ə)nt] adjective technical situated below something else. Derivatives subjacency noun Origin C16: from L. subjacent lying underneath , from sub under + jacere to lie …   English new terms dictionary

  • subjacent — sub•ja•cent [[t]sʌbˈdʒeɪ sənt[/t]] adj. 1) situated or occurring underneath or below; underlying 2) forming a basis 3) lower than but not directly under something • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L subjacent , s. of subjacēns, prp. of subjacēre to… …   From formal English to slang

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