substructure

(redirected from substructural)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

sub·struc·ture

 (sŭb′strŭk′chər)
n.
1. The supporting part of a structure; the foundation.
2. The earth bank or bed supporting railroad tracks.

sub·struc′tur·al adj.

substructure

(ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃə)
n
1. a structure, pattern, etc, that forms the basis of anything
2. (Building) a structure forming a foundation or framework for a building or other construction
subˈstructural adj

sub•struc•ture

(sʌbˈstrʌk tʃər, ˈsʌbˌstrʌk-)

n.
any foundation or supporting structure; basis.
[1720–30]
sub•struc′tur•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substructure - the basic structure or features of a system or organizationsubstructure - the basic structure or features of a system or organization
system - 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"
structure - 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"
2.substructure - lowest support of a structuresubstructure - lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
bed - a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away"
raft foundation - a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
structure, construction - 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"
support - supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
Translations

substructure

[ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃəʳ] Ninfraestructura f

substructure

nUnterbau m; (fig also)Grundlage f; (Build) → Fundament nt; (of bridge)Widerlager nt

substructure

[ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃəʳ] nsottostruttura

sub·struc·ture

n. subestructura, soporte o material que sirve de base.
References in periodicals archive ?
Synthesis of 7200 small molecules based on a substructural analysis of the histone deacetylase inhibitors trichostatin and trapoxin.
The role of skin laxity and substructural fat and muscle loss in the appearance of facial aging has been recognized already, and there has been interest within the nonmedical community regarding use of facial exercise to improve appearance, Murad Alam, MD, of Northwestern University, Chicago, and his colleagues wrote in a research letter published in JAMA Dermatology.
Bai, "Application of probabilistic and nonprobabilistic hybrid reliability analysis based on dynamic substructural extremum response surface decoupling method for a blisk of the aeroengine," International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol.
Park and Reich [2] provided two complementary methods for model-based structural damage detection, based on changes in the localized flexibility and invariance properties of the elemental or substructural transmission zeros.
The 1 H-NMR also showed a set of three couples of poorly resolved "ddd"-signals [centered at 8.06 (H-7, J = 11.25 and 9.0 Hz), 8.32 (H-8, J = 9.75 and 9.75 Hz), 8.27 (H-7", J = 9.75 and 9.75 Hz), 8.59 (H-8", J = 9.0 and 7.8 Hz), 8.15 (H-7'", J = 9.75 and 9.0 Hz), and 8.46 (H8W, J = 10.5 and 9.75 Hz), ppm] and a set of three couples of poorly resolved "dd"-signals [centered at 7.99 (H-6, J = 9.0 Hz), 9.18 (H-9, J = 9.75 Hz), 7.97 (H-6", J = 9.6 Hz), 9.01 (H-9", J = 10.5 Hz), 7.96 (H-6'", J = 7.0 Hz), and 8.83 (H9'", J = 10.5 Hz)] overlapping in the range 7.97-9.18 ppm, which were attributed to the protons of the three thienocoumarin substructural units of the coupling product.
By using harsh aqueous mechanical or chemical treatment, wood fiber can be degraded and opened into their substructural units giving a material such as microfiber and nanofiber.
a supplier of composite ducting, substructural and interiors parts for the commercial aerospace industry.
Cantrell, "Substructural organization, dislocation plasticity and harmonic generation in cyclically stressed wavy slip metals," Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol.
Hong, "Hippocampal substructural vulnerability to sleep disturbance and cognitive impairment in patients with chronic primary insomnia: magnetic resonance imaging morphometry," Sleep, vol.
In the early stages, there are only substructural changes in the cardiomyocytes, and the detection is possible only by very sensitive methods such as strain, strain rate, and myocardial tissue velocity [15].
In order to investigate the stress distribution in the orthotropic steel deck, a substructural FEM model is established.