As nouns the difference between substrate and subbase
is that substrate
is while subbase
is (architecture) the lowest projecting part of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct.
(biochemistry) What an enzyme acts upon.
(biology) A surface on which an organism grows or to which it is attached.
An underlying layer; a substratum.
(linguistics) A language that is replaced in a population by another language and that influences the language imposed on its speakers.
(plating) A metal which is plated with another metal which has different physical properties.
(construction) A surface to which a substance adheres.
The substance lining the bottom edge of an enclosure.
- The rock surface of a rockpool is the substrate for a sessile organism such as a limpet.
- The substrate of an aquarium can affect the water's acidity.
- Stream substrate affects fish longevity.
(obsolete) To strew or lay under.
- The melted glass being supported by the substrated sand.
(architecture) The lowest projecting part of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct.
(mathematics) A certain subcollection of a topological space