Thesaurus / superincumbent

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Here, having thrown aside some of his superincumbent furs, George Burke sat and looked about him.

Mrs. Cliff's YachtFrank 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.

Duplicates of each were ranged in opposition, until the table groaned with its superincumbent weight.

Newton ForsterCaptain 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 CacusAlexander Leighton

Sometimes the pressure on the superincumbent crust is so great as to cause an upheaval or disturbance of the valley.

The inferior heaven is called the firmament, because it separates the superincumbent waters from the waters below.

It was accidentally discovered here, and has not been meddled with, further than by removing the superincumbent earth and rubbish.

These granitic masses have upheaved the superincumbent beds of stratified rocks, partly melting them.

CornwallSabine Baring-Gould

A banded column, such as we see in Early English Gothic, looks weak and incapable of supporting the superincumbent weight.

Notwithstanding the great expense of removing the superincumbent earth, the mine had been worked to a profit.

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