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superstratum Line breaks: super|stra¦tum
Pronunciation: /suːpəˈstrɑːtəm/
/suːpəˈstreɪtəm/

Definition of superstratum in English:

noun (plural superstrata suːpəˈstrɑːtə)

An overlying stratum: a superstratum of slaves has been put above us, to keep everybody down
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  • Then the superstratum and underlayer of the protein-embedded lipid bilayer were respectively solvated by the SPC water model, because the SPC model has been applied well in simulating lipid bilayer-water systems.
  • However, other sounds commonly not found may be due to superstratum influence.
  • While Kurdish is a superstratum of Neo-Aramaic, Yiddish is a primary contributor to Israeli.

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