(Sub*sul"to*ry) a. [L. subsilire, subsultum, to spring up; sub under + salire to leap.] Bounding; leaping; moving by sudden leaps or starts. [R.] — Sub*sul"to*ri*ly, adv. [R.]

Flippancy opposed to solemnity, the subsultory to the continuous, — these are the two frequent extremities to which the French manner betrays men.
De Quincey.

(||Sub*sul"tus) n. [NL. See Subsultory.] (Med.) A starting, twitching, or convulsive motion.

(Sub*sum"a*ble) a. Capable of being subsumed. J. B. Stallo.

(Sub*sume") v. t. [Pref. sub- + L. sumere to take.] To take up into or under, as individual under species, species under genus, or particular under universal; to place (any one cognition) under another as belonging to it; to include under something else.

To subsume one proposition under another.
De Quincey.

A principle under which one might subsume men's most strenuous efforts after righteousness.
W. Pater.

(Sub*sump"tion) n.

1. The act of subsuming, or of including under another.

The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion.
Sir W. Hamilton.

2. That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism.

But whether you see cause to go against the rule, or the subsumption under the rule.
De Quincey.

(Sub*sump"tive) a. Relating to, or containing, a subsumption. Coleridge.

(Sub*tan"gent) n. (Geom.) The part of the axis contained between the ordinate and tangent drawn to the same point in a curve.

(Sub`tar*ta"re*an) a. Being or living under Tartarus; infernal. "Subtartarean powers." Pope.

(Sub*tec"ta*cle) n. [Pref. sub- + L. tectum a roof.] A space under a roof; a tabernacle; a dwelling. [Obs.] Davies

(Sub*teg`u*la"ne*ous) a. [L. subtegulaneus; sub under + tegulare tiles for a roof.] Under the roof or eaves; within doors. [R.]

(Sub*ten"ant) n. (Law) One who rents a tenement, or land, etc., of one who is also a tenant; an undertenant.

(Sub*tend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subtended; p. pr. & vb. n. Subtending.] [L. subtendere; sub under + tendere to stretch, extend. See Tend.] To extend under, or be opposed to; as, the line of a triangle which subtends the right angle; the chord subtends an arc.

(Sub*tense") n. [L. subtendere, subtentum. See Subtend, Tense, a.] (Geom.) A line subtending, or stretching across; a chord; as, the subtense of an arc.

(Sub*tep"id) a. Slightly tepid.

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