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underlie

[′ən·dər‚lī]
(geology)
To lie or be situated under; to occupy a lower position, or to pass beneath.
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The payment of principal and interest on these instruments depends on the cash flows from the assets in the pool that underlies the new securities.
Projected to be essentially revenue neutral, the tax reform underlies a budget with a continuing, moderate structural imbalance and a huge $1.
However, the hills to the northwest and southeast of the property contain Chilitos formation volcanics, and it is likely that this formation underlies the claim group.