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Wordnet 3.0


1. lying nearby but lower;
- Example: "hills and subjacent valleys"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Subjacent \Sub*ja"cent\, a. [L. subjacens, p. pr. of subjacere to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.] 1. Lying under or below. [1913 Webster] 2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath; as, hills and subjacent valleys. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

subjacent adj 1: lying nearby but lower; "hills and subjacent valleys" [ant: superjacent]