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The language of a later, invading people imposed on and leaving features in an indigenous language.

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Noun1.superstrate - any stratum or layer superimposed on another
stratum - 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)
2.superstrate - the language of a later invading people that is imposed on an indigenous population and contributes features to their language
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
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Yazgan, "Resonance in microstrip ring resonator with uniaxially anisotropic substrate and superstrate layers," Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol.
1982, Considerations sur les elements autochtons de la langue romaine.--Substrate und Superstrate in den romanischen Sprachen, Darmstadt, 274-301.
Both Qatabanic and Sabaic were probably superstrate languages on the high plateau, enjoying great cultural prestige as written idioms, and texts might possibly display not only phenomena of contact between the two languages but also with the language of the inhabitants of the high plateau itself.
That is, collocation of dual CP antennas may cause mutual impedance problems, for which the counter-measures that can be considered include using Yablonovich structures (17-20) or adopting superstrate dielectric covering (coating) (21) of the patch antennas.
When the various versions of the superstrate are [...] used as the main means of communication among speakers of different substrate languages (in other words, when vernacularisation occurs), and when the speakers begin to view themselves somehow as a "community," then levelling begins.
The 0.635 mm thick superstrate with the identical size of substrate is made from the same material (Rogers 3010).
4 shows a comparison between CST full-wave numerical results and circuit model results for different substrate and superstrate permittivity values.
Stiebig et al., "Flexible amorphous and microcrystalline silicon tandem solar modules in the temporary superstrate concept," Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol.
However, the antenna has a superstrate dimension of 365 mm x 365 mm which is bulky for C band application.
This structure consists of a lower activated patch and an upper patch, which is hanging from the superstrate. This upper patch superstrate is also helpful in protection of whole antenna.
In addition, FSS superstrate is also used as a polarizer to get circular polarization in case of single source excitation [12, 13].
Rogers RO3210 ([[epsilon].sub.r] = 10.2, tan [delta] = 0.003) was used for the substrate and superstrate material.