HyperDic: substratum

English > 3 senses of the word substratum:
NOUNlocationsubstratum, substratea surface on which an organism grows or is attached
locationsubstratum, substrateany stratum or layer lying underneath another
communicationsubstratum, substratean indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population
English > substratum: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA surface on which an organism grows or is attached.
Synonymsubstrate
BroadersurfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
Catalansubstrat
English > substratum: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAny stratum or layer lying underneath another.
Synonymsubstrate
BroaderstratumOne 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)
Spanishsubstrato, sustrato
Catalansubstrat
English > substratum: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population.
Synonymsubstrate
Broaderindigenous languageA language that originated in a specified place and was not brought to that place from elsewhere
Catalansubstrat

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