The part of a building or other structure above the foundation.
That part of a building above the foundation.
Superstructure Sentence Examples
The superstructure had been destroyed by fire.
In fact, as the span increases a point is reached at which the dead weight of the superstructure becomes so large that a limit is imposed to any further increase of span.
In a bridge there may be distinguished the superstructure and the substructure.
Employment can be stimulated by public investment in industry, the social superstructure and the social services.
The limitations of the test were the limitations of the educational and philosophic ideals of the time, in which a dogmatic basis was presupposed to all knowledge and criticism was limited to the superstructure.