superincumbent

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su·per·in·cum·bent

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-kŭm′bənt)
adj.
Lying or resting on or above something.

[Latin superincumbēns, superincumbent-, present participle of superincumbere, to lie on top of : super-, super- + incumbere, to lie down; see incumbent.]

su′per·in·cum′bence, su′per·in·cum′ben·cy n.

superincumbent

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈkʌmbənt)
adj
1. lying or being on top of something else
2. situated or suspended above; overhanging
ˌsuperinˈcumbence, ˌsuperinˈcumbency n
ˌsuperinˈcumbently adv

superincumbent

- Means "on the surface of" or "lying or resting upon."
See also related terms for resting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.superincumbent - lying or resting on and exerting pressure on something else; "superincumbent layers of dead plants cut off the air and arrested decomposition"
superjacent - lying immediately above or on something else