Origin of subjacent
Related formssub·ja·cen·cy, nounsub·ja·cent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for subjacent
The pavement, badly sustained by the subjacent sand, had given way and had produced a stoppage of the water.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Hips and ribs felt throughout the night the pressure of the subjacent rock.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
The heat given out melts the subjacent tallow, and expands whatever it warms.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I|Herbert Spencer
In this case the crowning mass is entirely different, and perfectly distinct from the subjacent materials.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
Now with a churn-staff, beat it till the thick substance just mentioned, be intimately blended with the subjacent fluid.