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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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That makes sense, Feigenson notes, because 300,000 years ago Mauna Kea was directly above the same hot spot that now underlies Kilauea.
It points to the possibility of identifying some 'deep' cause that underlies the phenomenal form in which anxieties impact on social conduct so as to reveal mechanisms and connections not accessible to consciousness.
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.