Origin of superincumbent
Related formssu·per·in·cum·bence, su·per·in·cum·ben·cy, nounsu·per·in·cum·bent·ly, adverb
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.