substrate meaning

  • Substrate may refer to:
  • Substrate (building), Natural stone, masonry surface, ceramic and porcelain tiles
  • Substrate (vivarium), the material used in the bottom of a vivarium or terrarium
  • Substrate (aquarium), the material used in the bottom of an aquarium
  • Substrate (biochemistry), a molecule that is acted upon by an enzyme
  • Substrate (materials science), the material on which a process is conducted
  • Substrate (biology), the natural environment in which an organism lives, or the surface or medium on which an organism grows or is attached

    Definition of substrate in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsubstratesPREsub-SUF-ate
    1. (biochemistry) What an enzyme acts upon.
      1. (biology) A surface on which an organism grows, or to which an organism or an item is attached.
        1. The rock surface of a rockpool is the substrate for a sessile organism such as a limpet.
      2. An underlying layer; a substratum.
        1. (linguistics) A language that is replaced in a population by another language and that influences the language imposed on its speakers.
          1. (plating) A metal which is plated with another metal which has different physical properties.
            1. (construction) A surface to which a substance adheres.
              1. The substance lining the bottom edge of an enclosure.
                1. The substrate of an aquarium can affect the water's acidity.
                2. Stream substrate affects fish longevity.
            2. VerbSGsubstratesPRsubstratingPT, PPsubstrated
              1. OBS VT To strew or lay under.
              2. AdjectiveCOMmore substrateSUPmost substrate
                1. Having very slight furrows.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • A PNG bridge provides a permissive, directional substrate to encourage and guide long-distance regeneration, and resident Schwann cells provide trophic support and can remyelinate the axons.
                    • We set out to study these ecosystems at methane seeps with the hypothesis that diverse epi- and endofauna may rely on AOM for substrate settlement, refuge and nutrition.
                    • To create a substrate of the desired geometry, we exploited a well-known but little used characteristic of aclar, namely its thermoformability.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Substrates and acetate were added separately as 50% autoclaved solutions after autoclavation of the medium.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • Target proteins were identified using primary antibodies and immunoprobed using a horseradish peroxidase-conjugated secondary antibody and chemiluminescent substrate.
                    • The film with a thickness of 10 nm is grown by van der Waals epitaxy on fluorophlogopite mica and Hall-bar devices are fabricated from the as-grown film directly on the mica substrate.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Adjectives
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Transitive verbs
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                      1. en substrated
                      2. en substrates
                      3. en substrategic
                      Source: Wiktionary

                      Meaning of substrate for the defined word.

                      Grammatically, this word "substrate" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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                      Definiteness: Level 5
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