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Origin of superincumbent
OTHER WORDS FROM superincumbentsu·per·in·cum·bence, su·per·in·cum·ben·cy, nounsu·per·in·cum·bent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for superincumbent
Duplicates of each were ranged in opposition, until the table groaned with its superincumbent weight.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
A banded column, such as we see in Early English Gothic, looks weak and incapable of supporting the superincumbent weight.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
Below us slept the waters of the bay, reflecting, in their crystal depths, the superincumbent mountains and overarching sky.The Felon's Track|Michael Doheny
An idea may thus be gained of the very considerable amount of superincumbent materials.
Secondly, the superincumbent strata can be assigned to one period only of the archaeological series, viz.