substructure


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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.

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 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.
100 st permanent scaffold anchor 721 m 2 substructure, aluminum, 250 mm 46 m 2 substructure, aluminum, ceilings 151 m substructure, aluminum, column / base coverings 275 m faade completion, above 255 m facade completion, below 108 m 2 base insulation, xps-pw-037, 200 mm 626 m 2 facade insulation, mw-wab-035, 200 mm 767 m 2 facade cladding, fiber cement, 8 mm, metallic 92 m 2 allowance facade cladding small areas 100 m window and door clothing 115 m window and door lintel clothing 255 m base plate, stainless steel
So I checked with Frank van den Bosch, a dark matter substructure expert at Yale University.
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.
The acceleration responses at the connections of the passive substructure are measured by the excitation at the evaluation location with reciprocity.
Recently, some studies about the optimal parameters between the substructure and megastructure have been done in order to achieve the best performance by Tian [5].
The substructure extends to a maximum depth of occupied space of 74-ft.
The lifting platform, including a centric guide, is located on top of the substructure and supports itself by means of hydraulic cylinders anchored on the substructure.
The investigators placed eyeglasses on the patient's face and used silicone to check the relationship with the nasal prosthesis wax-up to design the substructure framework used to connect the prosthesis to the eyeglasses.
Modelling macroscopic mechanical properties of materials in relation to their substructure is a longstanding problem in materials science [3].
Electron beam deposition of copper in certain conditions results in the formation of condensates with the grains having a twinned substructure (1).