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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

- three waves of the 1918 influenza pandemic. They examined the factors that underlie variability in temporal patterns and their correlation to patterns of mortality...
- and if so would provide an insight into the earliest gospel texts that underlie the canonical Gospels, texts that are mentioned in Luke 1:1–2. The Gospel...
- According to Vivekananda, there is an essential unity to Hinduism, which underlies the diversity of its many forms. According to Flood, Vivekananda's vision...
- 600 million years old. These Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rocks underlie most of the state, and are exposed in three places: Llano uplift, Van Horn...
- provide a springboard to the "tragedy of Darth Vader" storyline that underlies the prequel trilogy. After deciding to create the prequel trilogy, Lucas...
- converted to follow the eastern phonology. It is this phonology that underlies the modern pronunciation of Cl****ical Arabic. The phonological differences...
- "Lhotse detachment". Below 7,000 m (23,000 ft), the Rongbuk Formation underlies the North Col Formation and forms the base of Mount Everest. It consists...
- Behavioral Scientists' Explanations of Self-****essment Data: Numeracy Underlies Better Alternatives". Numeracy. 10 (1). doi:10.5038/1936-4660.10.1.4....
- their 2016 book TV (The Book). Bart's rebellious, bad boy nature, which underlies his misbehavior and rarely leads to any punishment, led some people to...
- Stephen C. (October 2010). "A biological infrastructure for communication underlies the cultural evolution of languages". Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31...
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