verb (used with object), un·der·lay, un·der·lain, un·der·ly·ing.
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The core idea underlying our simulations is that competitive states should inform other competitive states.The Forecast: The Methodology Behind Our 2020 Election Model|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
He “forked” the code underlying a popular cryptocurrency project, essentially copy-pasting the open source software underpinning Uniswap, a so-called decentralized exchange, to create a rival project.Is the SushiSwap saga a preview of a new wave of crypto chaos?|dzanemorris|September 9, 2020|Fortune
He’s asking the Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee on Wednesday to approve a new four-year contract with the Florida-based company that owns the underlying technology.Morning Report: A Questionable Stat That’s Guiding Reopening|Voice of San Diego|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
“Identification of the genetic factors that underlie extreme human lifespan should provide insights into the mechanisms of human longevity and disease resistance,” the authors said.The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Is in the Genes of the Oldest Humans Alive|Shelly Fan|August 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
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
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