(Su`per*sub*stan"tial) a. [Pref. super- + substantial: cf. F. supersubstantiel.] More
than substantial; spiritual. "The heavenly supersubstantial bread." Jer. Taylor.
(Su`per*sub"tle) a. Too subtle. Shak.
(Su`per*sul"phate) n. (Chem.) An acid sulphate. [Obs.]
(Su`per*sul"phu*ret`ed) a. (Chem.) Supersulphurized. [Obs.] [Written also - sulphuretted.]
(Su`per*sul"phur*ize) v. t. (Chem.) To impregnate or combine with an excess of
(Su`per*tem"po*ral) n. That which is more than temporal; that which is eternal. [R.]
(Su`per*ter*ra"ne*an) a. Being above ground. "Superterranean quarries." Mrs. Trollope.
(Su`per*ter*rene") a. [Pref. super- + terrene: cf. L. superterrenus.] Being above ground,
or above the earth. [R.]
(Su`per*ter*res"tri*al) a. Being above the earth, or above what belongs to the earth.
(Su`per*ton"ic) n. (Mus.) The note next above the keynote; the second of the scale. Busby.
(Su`per*trag"ic*al) a. Tragical to excess.
(Su`per*tu`ber*a"tion) n. [Pref. super- + tuber.] (Bot.) The production of young
tubers, as potatoes, from the old while still growing.
(Su`per*va*ca"ne*ous) a. [L. supervacaneus, supervacuus; super over + vacuus
empty.] Serving no purpose; superfluous; needless. [Obs.] Howell.
(Su`per*vene") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Supervened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Supervening.] [L. supervenire,
superventum, to come over, to come upon; super over + venire to come. See Super-, and Come, and
cf. Overcome.] To come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to
something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen.
Such a mutual gravitation can never supervene to matter unless impressed by divine power.Bentley.
A tyrany immediately supervened.Burke.
(Su`per*ven"ient) a. [L. superveniens, p. pr.] Coming as something additional or extraneous; coming
That branch of belief was in him supervenient to Christian practice.Hammond.
Divorces can be granted, a mensa et toro, only for supervenient causes.Z. Swift.
(Su`per*ven"tion) n. [L. superventio.] The act of supervening. Bp. Hall.
(Su`per*vis"al) n. Supervision. Walpole.
(Su`per*vise") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supervised ; p. pr. & vb. n. Supervising.] [Pref. super-
+ L. visere to look at attentively, to view, surely, intens. from videre, visum, to see. Cf. Survise, and