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1. substratum

noun. any stratum or layer lying underneath another.

Synonyms

  • substrate

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear

Etymology

  • sub (Latin)

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2. substratum

noun. a surface on which an organism grows or is attached.

Synonyms

  • substrate

Antonyms

  • subsurface

Etymology

  • sub (Latin)

3. substratum

noun. an indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population.

Synonyms

  • substrate

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside

Etymology

  • sub (Latin)

Sentences with substratum


1. Noun, singular or mass
The circular and longitudinal muscles work together to help the earthworm writhe, wiggle and push its way through the substratum of soil.

2. Verb, base form
Miami soils, from surface to substratum, consists of brown silt loam, yellowish brown clay loam and brown loam.

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