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Origin of subjacent
OTHER WORDS FROM subjacentsub·ja·cen·cy, nounsub·ja·cent·ly, adverb
Words nearby subjacent
Example sentences 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.