from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To build over or upon (another structure); to erect upon (a foundation).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To build over or upon another structure; to erect upon a foundation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To build or erect upon something.
That hiatus was why I was so suprised to be named one of the “SEHI 19,” 19 folks from the superstruct community chosen to be puppetmasters of a future superstruct game.
You shall find, that of old they made carts and other carriages of it; and for piles to superstruct on in boggy grounds; most of Venice, and Amsterdam is built upon them, with so excessive charge, as some report, the foundations of their houses cost as much, as what is erected on them; there being driven in no fewer than 13659 great masts of this timber, under the new Stadt-house of Amsterdam.
If struct C inherits from struct D (directly or transitively) we say that struct C is a substruct of struct D and struct D a superstruct of struct C.
Vitruvius tells us, that the morasses about Ravenna in Italy, were pil’d with this timber, to superstruct upon, and highly commends it.