adjective Also sub·ter·ra·ne·ous.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subterraneansub·ter·ra·ne·an·ly, sub·ter·ra·ne·ous·ly, adverb
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On Earth, seismologists can pinpoint subterranean rumblings by using multiple seismometers.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
A biographer’s task is to close the gap between this surface image and a mosaic of messy subterranean facts.The dramatic — and embellished — life of Graham Greene|Michael Mewshaw|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Naked mole-rats — with their subterranean societies made up of a single breeding pair and an army of workers — seem like mammals trying their hardest to live like insects.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
The central, subterranean station has a large, open platform, and also houses the electrical, fire safety and IT equipment.Elon Musk’s Las Vegas Loop might only carry a fraction of the passengers it promised|David Riggs|October 16, 2020|TechCrunch
From Maine to North Carolina to Texas, rising sea levels are not just chewing up shorelines but also raising rivers and swamping the subterranean infrastructure of coastal communities, making a stable life there all but impossible.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
A link of pitches perhaps, an a-rhythmic phrase that will lead to a strong subterranean pulsation.
Subterranean explorers puzzled over the mysterious red door that cut off access to underground tunnels leading to the bunker.
At the impressive Memorial Museum in Caen there is a darkly lit subterranean section called “France in the Dark Years.”
And it makes one appreciate the comparatively subterranean biases of NPR, PBS, and the BBC.Great and Fake: The Wild Absurdity Of Iranian And Russian State Media|Michael Moynihan|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Edie Sedgwick, the subterranean princess, was undoubtedly interesting and fun.Bob Dylan and the Writing of ‘Blonde on Blonde’ at the Chelsea Hotel|Sherill Tippins|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Still water runs deep, they say; and a glacial cap may conceal subterranean fires.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
By the light of this subterranean luminary they discovered that they were standing at the foot of an ancient castle.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
The accompanying map of part of the Catacomb of Callixtus will indicate the general plan of these subterranean galleries.
She was cast into a bare and miserable dungeon, in that subterranean receptacle of woe, where there was not even a bed.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
The tufa granolare, on the contrary, was admirably adapted for the construction of these subterranean cemeteries.