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addaword.gifdefinition of superincumbent

adjective
lying or resting on or above something and exerting pressure upon it
It is reasonably certain that the superincumbent pile was little more than the thickness of the molasse deposits.
Submitted by: MichaƂ Rygorowicz from Poland on 16/07/2009 10:00:00
Definition of superincumbent from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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