Definition of Subjacency

1. [n -CIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subjacency

subitany
subitem
subitems
subitise
subitised
subitises
subitising
subitization
subitize
subitized
subitizes
subitizing
subito
subito accelerando
subjacencies
subjacency (current term)
subjacent
subjacently
subject
subject(p)
subject-clause
subject-control
subject-matter
subject area
subject case
subject cases
subject clause
subject clauses
subject complement
subject field

Literary usage of Subjacency

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1. A Description of the Shetland Islands: Comprising an Account of Their by Samuel Hibbert (1822)
"... that in the case of an unstratified rock, which is actually imbedded among strata, no notions of superposition or subjacency can possibly apply. ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: see SUPERIOR. inferiority, n. 1. Referring to position IK place: subjacency (rare). 2. Referring to rank, quality, etc. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"An abbreviation of subjunctive. subjacency (sub-ja'sen-si), ?i. [< sul>jacen(t) + -cy.J The state of being subjacent. subjacent (sub-ja'sent), a. and n. ..."

4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1877)
"The subjacency is the ignorance, lowness, want, foulness of habitation, inferiority of manners, morals, and education, in the principality. ..."

5. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (1820)
"From all these anomalous circumstances, it seems very evident, that the terms Superimposition and subjacency, may lead to very erroneous notions in regard ..."

6. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1884)
"... but which may be stratified sandstone completely indurated, and in great measure divested of its stratification by the subjacency of granite, ..."

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