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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Superstructure \Su`per*struc"ture\, n. [Cf. F. superstructure.]
1. Any material structure or edifice built on something else;
that which is raised on a foundation or basis; esp.
(Arch.), all that part of a building above the basement.
Also used figuratively.
You have added to your natural endowments the
superstructure of study. --Dryden.
2. (Railway Engin.) The sleepers, and fastenings, in
distinction from the roadbed.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main
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