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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Situated beneath or below

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : The form "boy" underlies "boyish."
  • This region is underlain by basalt up to two miles thick.
  • Most of the surface, however, is underlain by Ordovician carbonates.
  • It is mostly underlain by volcanic ash, rhyolite, and tuffaceous rocks. for more
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