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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.
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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
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sub•struc•ture

(sʌbˈstrʌk tʃər, ˈsʌbˌstrʌk-)

n.
any foundation or supporting structure; basis.
[1720–30]
sub•struc′tur•al, adj.
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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"
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Translations

substructure

[ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃəʳ] Ninfraestructura f
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substructure

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

[ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃəʳ] nsottostruttura
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sub·struc·ture

n. subestructura, soporte o material que sirve de base.
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References in classic literature ?
The machine immediately broke through the massive substructure upon which it was builded, and sank out of sight into the earth, the aeronaut springing out barely in time to save himself.
I had placed myself at the port-scuttle, and saw some magnificent substructures of coral, zoophytes, seaweed, and fucus, agitating their enormous claws, which stretched out from the fissures of the rock.
The application's security substructure is based on the blockchain and the technical substructure enables the system to carry out a large number of operations.
Because of the structural complexity of the coupled system, this study adopts a dynamic substructure method (DSM) to investigate the coupled microvibration characteristics.
The original structure and r statically stable substructures shown in Figure 1 are synthesized to divide the original structure and each substructure into internal elements and interface elements including boundary DOFs as follows:
So I checked with Frank van den Bosch, a dark matter substructure expert at Yale University.
Combined with the power flow theory and FEM, the substructure method is developed in this work [2, 3].
We comprehensively utilized the joint surface dynamic characteristics simulation method, experimental modal analysis method, and substructure modal synthesis method to deeply study the dynamic characteristics of large complex combination structures.
That is because the control devices installed between the substructure and megastructure can not only provide stiffness but also offer additional damping to the entire system.