superstructure
Noun

superstructure

  1. (nautical) Any structure built above the top full deck (FM 55-501).
  2. Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis.
  3. (sometimes, figurative) All that part of a building above the basement.
  4. (British, railroad) The sleepers and fastenings, in distinction from the roadbed.
  5. (Marxism) The social sphere of ideology which includes religion, art, politics, law and all traditional values.
    Antonyms: infrastructure
Translations
  • German: Aufbauten
  • Russian: надстро́йка
  • Spanish: superestructura
Translations
  • Spanish: superestructura



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