(Sub*an"gu*lar) a. Slightly angular.
(Sub*ap"en*nine) a. Under, or at the foot of, the Apennine mountains; applied, in geology,
to a series of Tertiary strata of the older Pliocene period.
(Sub*ap"ic*al) a. Being under the apex; of or pertaining to the part just below the apex.
(Sub`a*qua"ne*ous) a. [L. subaquaneus; sub + aqua water.] Subaqueous. [Obs.]
(Sub`a*quat"ic Sub*a"que*ous) a.
1. Being under water, or beneath the surface of water; adapted for use under water; submarine; as, a
2. (Geol.) Formed in or under water; as, subaqueous deposits.
(Sub`a*rach"noid Sub*ar`ach*noid"al) a. (Anat.) Situated under the arachnoid membrane.
(Sub*arc"tic) a. Approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle.
(Sub*ar"cu*ate Sub*ar"cu*a`ted) a. Having a figure resembling that of a bow; somewhat
curved or arched.
(Sub`ar*ra"tion) n. [Pref. sub- + L. arra, arrha, earnest money. See Earnest a pledge.]
The ancient custom of betrothing by the bestowal, on the part of the man, of marriage gifts or tokens, as
money, rings, or other presents, upon the woman.
(Sub`a*ryt"e*noid) a. (Anat.) Situated under the arytenoid cartilage of the larynx.
(Sub*as"tral) a. Beneath the stars or heavens; terrestrial. Bp. Warburton.
(Sub`as*trin"gent) a. Somewhat astringent.
(Sub*at"om) n. (Chem.) A hypothetical component of a chemical atom, on the theory that
the elements themselves are complex substances; called also atomicule.
(Sub*aud") v. t. [L. subaudire, subauditum; sub under + audire to hear.] To understand or
supply in an ellipsis. [R.]
(Sub`au*di"tion) n. [L. subauditio.] The act of understanding, or supplying, something not
expressed; also, that which is so understood or supplied. Trench.
1. (Anat.) Situated under the axilla, or armpit.
2. (Bot.) Placed under the axil, or angle formed by the branch of a plant with the stem, or a leaf with
(Sub*ba"sal) a. (Zoöl.) Near the base.
(Sub"-base`) n. (Arch.) The lowest member of a base when divided horizontally, or of a
baseboard, pedestal, or the like.
(Sub"-bass`), n. (Mus.) The deepest pedal stop, or the lowest tones of an organ; the fundamental
or ground bass. [Written also sub-base.] Ayliffe.