Subjacent


Subjacent
Subjacent Sub*ja"cent, a. [L. subjacens, p. pr. of subjacere to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.] 1. Lying under or below. [1913 Webster]

2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath; as, hills and subjacent valleys. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.