Origin of superincumbent
Examples from the Web for superincumbent
Here, having thrown aside some of his superincumbent furs, George Burke sat and looked about him.Mrs. Cliff's Yacht|Frank R. Stockton
Discharging Arch, an arch formed in the substance of a wall to relieve the part which is below it from the superincumbent weight.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Duplicates of each were ranged in opposition, until the table groaned with its superincumbent weight.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
The entry from the street begins with a descent of a few steps, and is dark from the superincumbent land.The Court of Cacus|Alexander Leighton
Sometimes the pressure on the superincumbent crust is so great as to cause an upheaval or disturbance of the valley.