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Definition of Superstructure

Superstructure

  1. Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis
  2. all that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively.
  3. The sleepers, and fastenings, in distinction from the roadbed.

Superstructure Quotations

You can't build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you're going to have a strong superstructure.
Gordon B. Hinckley

My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on. To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation, but I'm working on the foundation.
Marilyn Monroe

My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I'm working on the foundation.
Marilyn Monroe

To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I'm working on the foundation.
Marilyn Monroe

Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.
Ambrose Bierce
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