Assurbanipal strengthened the substructure, and restored them from the foundations to the pinnacles.
And as to the science of the game, with its substructure of nerve, he possessed it in excelsis.
The shaft, rising eighty-five feet above the substructure, has three divisions, with twenty perpendicular grooves in each.
In a bridge there may be distinguished the superstructure and the substructure.
A well sunk in the corner right down below the substructure provided the water needed for culinary purposes.
The unevenness of the ground was so considerable that a substructure of masonry was here necessary.
On this substructure is raised the wall of bricks, which also is 50 feet thick, but 100 feet high.
The cornice of this substructure is of gray limestone, in form much resembling the characteristic scotia of Egyptian architecture.
They formed a substructure on which the sawdust had been heaped.
Statues stood in its intercolumniations, while the zophoros and substructure were carved with reliefs.
substructure sub·struc·ture (sŭb'strŭk'chər)
A tissue or structure wholly or partly beneath the surface.