from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Located beneath or below; underlying.
- adjective Lying at a lower level but not directly beneath.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Lying under or below: in geology, applied to rocks, beds, or strata, considered with reference to their position beneath other overlying formations.
- Being in a lower situation, though not necessarily directly beneath.
- In algebra, following below the line of the main characters: as, a subjacent letter, as the n in mn.
- noun In logic, the converting proposition or consequent of a conversion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Lying under or below.
- adjective Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath.
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Lying beneathor at a lower level; underlying.
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- adjective lying nearby but lower
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin subiacēns, subiacent-, present participle of subiacēre, to lie beneath : sub-, sub- + iacēre, to lie; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Latin subiaceō ("lie beneath").
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