Superstructure

A superstructure is an upward extension of an existing structure above a baseline. This term is applied to various kinds of physical structures such as buildings, bridges, or ships having the degree of freedom zero [in the terms of theory of machines]. The word `superstructure` is a combination of the Latin prefix, super, (meaning above, in addi.....
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Superstructure

The parts of the ship or a boat, including sailboats, fishing boats, passenger ships, and submarines, that project above her main deck. This does not usually include its masts or any armament turrets.
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Superstructure

• (n.) all that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively. • (n.) The sleepers, and fastenings, in distinction from the roadbed. • (n.) Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis
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superstructure

noun structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck
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Superstructure

[condensed matter] In solid state physics, a superstructure is some additional structure that is superimposed on a given crystalline structure. A typical and important example is ferromagnetic ordering. In a wider sense, the term superstructure is applied to polymers and proteins to describe ordering on a length scale larger than that of mo...
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Superstructure

Su`per¬∑struc'ture noun [ Confer French superstructure .] 1. Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis ; esp. (Architecture) , all that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively. « You have add...
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superstructure

A structure above the surface. ... Implant denture superstructure, the denture which is retained and stabilised by the implant denture substructure. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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superstructure

Any cabin or structure built above the deck of a ship.
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Superstructure

In architecture the term superstructure refers to all that part of a building above the basement.
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Superstructure

In Marxist terms, a society's ideological constructs, which grow out of its economic base.
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superstructure

structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck
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superstructure

superstructure 1. The part of a building or construction entirely above its foundation or basement. 2. Any structure built on something else. 3. The overlying framework or features of an organization, institution, or system, built or superimposed on a more fundamental base. 4. Any construction built above the main deck of a vessel as an upward cont...
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Superstructure

The parts of the ship or a boat, including sailboats, fishing boats, passenger ships, and submarines, that project above her main deck. This does not usually include its masts or any armament turrets.
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Superstructure

The prosthesis that is supported by the substructure with or without an intervening mesostructure.
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superstructure

Type: Term Pronunciation: sū′pĕr-strŭk′chūr Definitions: 1. A structure above the surface.
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superstructure

[n] - structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck
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