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      n   pl   , -strata  
1    any layer or stratum lying underneath another  
2    a basis or foundation; groundwork  
3    the nonliving material on which an animal or plant grows or lives  
4      (Geology)  
a    the solid rock underlying soils, gravels, etc.; bedrock  
b    the layer of soil beneath the surface layer; subsoil  
5      (Sociol)   any of several subdivisions or grades within a stratum  
6      (Photog)   a binding layer by which an emulsion is made to adhere to a glass or film base,   (Sometimes shortened to)    sub  
7      (Philosophy)   substance considered as that in which attributes and accidents inhere  
8      (Linguistics)   the language of an indigenous population when replaced by the language of a conquering or colonizing population, esp. as it influences the form of the dominant language or of any mixed languages arising from their contact  
   Compare       superstratum       2  
     (C17: from New Latin, from Latin substratus strewn beneath, from substernere to spread under, from sub- + sternere to spread)  
  substrative, substratal      adj  
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