subjacently

subjacent

[suhb-jey-suhnt]
adjective
1.
situated or occurring underneath or below; underlying.
2.
forming a basis.
3.
lower than but not directly under something.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin subjacent- (stem of subjacēns), present participle of subjacēre to underlie, equivalent to sub- sub- + jac(ēre) to lie + -ent- -ent

subjacency, noun
subjacently, adverb
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subjacent (sʌbˈdʒeɪsənt)
 
adj
1.  forming a foundation; underlying
2.  lower than though not directly below: tall peaks and their subjacent valley
 
[C16: from Latin subjacēre to lie close, adjoin, be under, from sub- + jacēre to lie]
 
sub'jacency
 
n
 
sub'jacently
 
adv

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subjacent
1597, from L. subjacentem, from subjacens, prp. of subjacere "to lie underneath" (see subject)
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subjacent sub·ja·cent (sŭb-jā'sənt)
adj.
Below or beneath another part.


sub·ja'cen·cy n.
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