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SUPERINCUM'BENT, a. [super and incumbent.] Lying or resting on something else.
1: lying or resting on and exerting pressure on something else; "superincumbent layers of dead plants cut off the air and arrested decomposition"
adjective Etymology: Latin superincumbent-, superincumbens, present participle of superincumbere to lie on top of, from super- + incumbere to lie down on — more at incumbent Date: 1664 lying or resting and usually exerting pressure on something else • superincumbently adverb adj. lying on something else.
Superincumbent Su`per*in*cum"bent, a. [L. superincumbens, p. pr. of superincumbere. See
Super-, and Incumbent.] Lying or resting on something else. beetle, beetle-browed, beetling, bridging, burdensome, cumbersome, cumbrous, demanding, exacting, exigent, greater, grievous, higher, imbricate, impendent, impending, incumbent, jutting, lapping, lowering, lumpish, massive, onerous, oppressive, over, overarched, overhanging, overhung, overlapping, overlying, pending, projecting, shingled, spanning, taxing, tough, unwieldy, weighty
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