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English noun: substructure

1. substructure (artifact) the basic structure or features of a system or organization


Broader (hypernym)structure

Part meronymsystem

2. substructure (artifact) lowest support of a structure

SamplesIt was built on a base of solid rock.
He stood at the foot of the tower.

Synonymsbase, foot, foundation, fundament, groundwork, understructure

Broader (hypernym)support

Narrower (hyponym)bed, raft foundation

Part meronymconstruction, structure

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