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See definition of superstructure on Dictionary.com
  • as inskyscraper
  • as inbuilding

synonyms for superstructure

  • high-rise
  • tower
  • high-rise building
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How to use superstructure in a sentence

We have commenced at the superstructure of the building, instead of the foundation—at the top instead of the bottom.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
The work which he did was in laying foundations, while the superstructure was to be reared in other years and by other hands.
THE MAKERS OF CANADA: CHAMPLAINN. E. DIONNE
The superstructure was merely a cone composed of a framework of poles interlaced with branches and twigs plastered with clay.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The American plutocracy has developed upon a superstructure of Puritanism, and therefore, in America, hypocrisy is necessary.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Discusses scientific, artistic and religious activities, as a superstructure built upon the foundation of the standard wage.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
There had been almost no wind but now a gale of hurricane proportions was howling through the superstructure of the ship.
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
Thus, quite logically, from the primary misconception a superstructure of error is raised.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
He thus laid broad and deep the foundation upon which to build the superstructure of professional learning.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
The fact that he asserted in the strongest terms the need of building up the whole superstructure of knowledge on experience.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
It was attacked on this side and that; its foundations were pronounced bad and its superstructure not watertight.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUPERSTRUCTURE

  • architecture
  • construction
  • domicile
  • edifice
  • erection
  • fabric
  • framework
  • home
  • house
  • hut
  • pile
  • superstructure
  • ziggurat
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