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Definition of Underlies

Underlie
Underlie Un`der*lie", v. t. [AS. underlicgan. See Under, and Lie to be prostrate.] 1. To lie under; to rest beneath; to be situated under; as, a stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel. 2. To be at the basis of; to form the foundation of; to support; as, a doctrine underlying a theory. 3. To be subject or amenable to. [R.] The knight of Ivanhoe . . . underlies the challenge of Brian der Bois Guilbert. --Sir W. Scott.
underlie
Underlay Un"der*lay`, n. 1. (Mining) The inclination of a vein, fault, or lode from the vertical; a hade; -- called also underlie. 2. (Print.) A thickness of paper, pasteboard, or the like, placed under a cut, or stereotype plate, or under type, in the from, to bring it, or any part of it, to the proper height; also, something placed back of a part of the tympan, so as to secure the right impression.
Underlie
Underlie Un`der*lie", v. i. To lie below or under.
Underlie
Underlie Un"der*lie`, n. See Underlay, n., 1.

Meaning of Underlies from wikipedia

- materials into finished goods reliably generates greater profitability, which underlies the faster growth of developed economies. http://www.businessdictionary...
- literary element generally described as the structural framework that underlies the order and manner in which a narrative is presented to a reader, listener...
- the context of plated metal products, the base metal underlies the plating metal, as copper underlies silver in Sheffield plate. London Metal Exchange Philosopher's...
- paradigm or algorithm design paradigm is a generic model or framework which underlies the design of a class of algorithms. An algorithmic paradigm is an abstraction...
- Plains in the United States. One of the world's largest aquifers, it underlies an area of approximately 174,000 sq mi (450,000 km2) in portions of eight...
- augmented version of the triangle presented by Kirthi Jayakumar, trauma underlies structural and cultural violence. Anerev85 (2010-02-24), English: Johan...
- first premise, but can make its claims more difficult to re****e. This underlies the basic epistemological problem of establishing causal relationships...
- Higgs field has a vacuum expectation value of 246 GeV. This nonzero value underlies the Higgs mechanism of the Standard Model. This value is given by v =...
- chaturiya, chaturtha, is pure consciousness. Turiya is the background that underlies and pervades the three common states of consciousness. The three common...
- an atlas has its more common meaning. In general, the notion of atlas underlies the formal definition of a manifold and related structures such as vector...