Translation of substratum in Spanish:


sustrato, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsəbˌstrædəm//sʌbˈstrɑːtəm//ˈsəbˌstreɪdəm//sʌbˈstreɪtəm/

nounPlural substrata

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    sustrato masculine
    • Deep drilling in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea floor revealed a continental and oceanic substratum covered by upper Miocene and younger sedimentary successions.
    • The acoustic facies of its substratum has neither the characteristics of the continental crust nor those of the oceanic crust.
    • Paleocene fossil outcrops abound in the glauconite rich gray clay substrata of the creek banks exposed beneath the deep rich surface soils.
    • For example, barnacles maintain a relatively large proportion of their total surface area in contact with the underlying substratum, and display body temperatures that are tightly coupled with ground temperature.
    • In recent habitats, Lyreidus does not inhabit shallow, inshore environments but, instead, is found in outer shelf and slope environments, generally on soft substrata.