verb (used with object), un·der·lay, un·der·lain, un·der·ly·ing.
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In response, Desmond said he wasn’t trying to downplay anything — he was highlighting how older people, who often suffer from underlying health conditions, are where the real focus should be.Supervisor by Day, But a COVID-19 Skeptic on the Airwaves|Katy Stegall|August 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Thinking about the criminalization of things after the fact creates a future penalty but is not undoing underlying racism and hate.The Next Major Reform Prosecutor Could Well Be a ‘Survivor’|Joshua Eferighe|August 4, 2020|Ozy
This detects which repeating patterns show up especially strongly — it’s the same mathematics that underlies technologies like X-ray crystallography and radio spectroscopy.Landmark Math Proof Clears Hurdle in Top Erdős Conjecture|Erica Klarreich|August 3, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Initially, the project only enrolled patients who were under age 50 and had no underlying health conditions, though it has more recently expanded eligibility.Our Genes May Explain Severity of COVID-19 and Other Infections|Monique Brouillette|July 27, 2020|Quanta Magazine
As he has diabetes, an underlying condition, he didn’t want to take any chances, and was relieved when his test results came back negative.Which Cities Have The Biggest Racial Gaps In COVID-19 Testing Access?|Soo Rin Kim|July 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Now, in the first study of its kind, neuroscientists have pinpointed the brain circuits that underlie unrealistic optimism.
The concept of impulse control comes from a better understanding of the brain mechanisms that underlie self-restraint.
In the Little Cumbrae they appear on the east side, where they underlie and are interbedded with the lavas.
In some lines a fine sense of color values must underlie good work, in others the ability to draw easily.Vocational Guidance for Girls|Marguerite Stockman Dickson
Swedenborg, the theologian, set down in due form many of the principles that underlie the modern nebular hypothesis.Astronomy|David Todd
But there are differences that underlie the action of the two parties which are unmistakable, and are worth finding out.Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day|Alfred Farthing Robbins
This, however, takes account of but a very small part of the ideas that underlie the word.Essays on Life, Art and Science|Samuel Butler