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Definition 1: lowest support of a structure - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • it was built on a base of solid rock
  • he stood at the foot of the tower

Synonyms for substructure in the sense of this definition

(substructure is a kind of ...) supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

"the statue stood on a marble support"

(... is a kind of substructure ) a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track

"the track bed had washed away"

(... is a kind of substructure ) a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete

(... is part of substructure) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

Definition 2: the basic structure or features of a system or organization - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for substructure in the sense of this definition

(substructure is a kind of ...) the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts

"artists must study the structure of the human body" "the structure of the benzene molecule"

(... is part of substructure) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

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