superstructure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ structure

Noun[edit]

superstructure (countable and uncountable, plural superstructures)

  1. (nautical) Any structure built above the top full deck (FM 55-501).
  2. Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis.
  3. (sometimes figuratively) All that part of a building above the basement.
  4. (Britain, railroad) The sleepers and fastenings, in distinction from the roadbed.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

superstructūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of superstructūrus