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Definition 1: an indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where substratum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English

Synonyms for substratum in the sense of this definition

(substratum is a kind of ...) a language that originated in a specified place and was not brought to that place from elsewhere

Definition 2: any stratum or layer lying underneath another - [noun denoting location]

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(substratum is a kind of ...) one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)

Definition 3: a surface on which an organism grows or is attached - [noun denoting location]

Samples where substratum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants

Synonyms for substratum in the sense of this definition

(substratum is a kind of ...) the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

"they skimmed over the surface of the water" "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface" "the sun has no distinct surface"

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