Superincumbence

superincumbent

[soo-per-in-kuhm-buhnt]
adjective
1.
lying or resting on something else.
2.
situated above; overhanging.
3.
exerted from above, as pressure.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin superincumbent- (stem of superincumbēns), present participle of superincumbere to lean over; see super-, incumbent

superincumbence, superincumbency, noun
superincumbently, adverb
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superincumbent (ˌsuːpərɪnˈkʌmbənt)
 
adj
1.  lying or being on top of something else
2.  situated or suspended above; overhanging
 
superin'cumbence
 
n
 
superin'cumbency
 
n
 
superin'cumbently
 
adv

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