underpinning

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

underpinning

noun

Definition of UNDERPINNING

1
an immaterial thing upon which something else rests <the underpinnings of the theory have recently been called into question>
2
a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else <the underpinnings of the bridge were seriously damaged in the collision>

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