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superincumbent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Superincumbent  \Su`per*in*cum"bent\,  a.  [L.  superincumbens,  p. 
  pr  of  superincumbere  See  {Super-},  and  {Incumbent}.] 
  Lying  or  resting  on  something  else. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  superincumbent 
  adj  :  lying  or  resting  on  and  exerting  pressure  on  something  else; 
  "superincumbent  layers  of  dead  plants  cut  off  the  air 
  and  arrested  decomposition" 




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