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Dictionary Results for superior:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
superior
    adj 1: of high or superior quality or performance; "superior
           wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
           [ant: inferior]
    2: of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior
       ruler" [ant: inferior]
    3: (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by;
       "overcome by a superior opponent"; "trust magnates who felt
       themselves superior to law"
    4: written or printed above and to one side of another character
       [syn: superscript, superior] [ant: adscript,
       inferior, subscript]
    5: having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit;
       "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
       [ant: inferior]
    6: having a higher rank; "superior officer" [syn: ranking(a),
       superior, higher-ranking]
    7: (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced
       by; "he is superior to fear"; "an ignited firework proceeds
       superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades"
    n 1: one of greater rank or station or quality [syn: superior,
         higher-up, superordinate] [ant: inferior]
    2: the head of a religious community
    3: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals [syn: victor,
       master, superior]
    4: the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the
       Great Lakes [syn: Lake Superior, Superior]
    5: a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from
       Duluth
    6: a character or symbol set or printed or written above and
       immediately to one side of another character [syn:
       superscript, superior] [ant: inferior, subscript]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Superior \Su*pe"ri*or\, a. [L., compar. of superus being above,
   fr. super above, over: cf. F. sup['e]rieur. See Super-, and
   cf. Supreme.]
   1. More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the
      superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a
      superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. Higher or greater in excellence; surpassing others in the
      greatness, or value of any quality; greater in quality or
      degree; as, a man of superior merit; or of superior
      bravery.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be
      subdued or affected by; -- with to.
      [1913 Webster]

            There is not in earth a spectacle more worthy than a
            great man superior to his sufferings. --Spectator.
      [1913 Webster]

   5. More comprehensive; as a term in classification; as, a
      genus is superior to a species.
      [1913 Webster]

   6. (Bot.)
      (a) Above the ovary; -- said of parts of the flower which,
          although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and
          so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an
          ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below
          it in position, and free from it.
      (b) Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is
          toward the main stem; posterior.
      (c) Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; --
          said of the radicle.
          [1913 Webster]

   Superior conjunction, Superior planets, etc. See
      Conjunction, Planet, etc.

   Superior figure, Superior letter (Print.), a figure or
      letter printed above the line, as a reference to a note or
      an index of a power, etc; as, in x^2 + y^n, 2 is a
      superior figure, n a superior letter. Cf. Inferior
      figure, under Inferior.
      [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Superior \Su*pe"ri*or\, n.
   1. One who is above, or surpasses, another in rank, station,
      office, age, ability, or merit; one who surpasses in what
      is desirable; as, Addison has no superior as a writer of
      pure English.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Eccl.) The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the
      like.
      [1913 Webster]

4. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
SUPERIOR. One who has a right to command; one who holds a superior rank; as, 
a soldier is bound to obey his superior. 
     2. In estates, some are superior to others; an estate entitled to a 
servitude or easement over another estate, is called the superior or 
dominant, and the other the inferior or servient estate. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 
1612. 
     3. Of courts, some are supreme or superior, possessing in general 
appellate jurisdiction, either by writ of error or by appeal; 3 Bouv. Inst. 
n. 2527; the others are called inferior courts. 



5. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin
   Population (2000):    500
   Housing Units (2000): 210
   Land area (2000):     1.235471 sq. miles (3.199855 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.007935 sq. miles (0.020551 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.243406 sq. miles (3.220406 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            78660
   Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
   Location:             46.656140 N, 92.103638 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     54880
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, WI
    Superior


6. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, WI -- U.S. city in Wisconsin
   Population (2000):    27368
   Housing Units (2000): 12196
   Land area (2000):     36.939706 sq. miles (95.673395 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    18.492591 sq. miles (47.895588 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    55.432297 sq. miles (143.568983 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            78650
   Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
   Location:             46.706882 N, 92.085255 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     54880
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, WI
    Superior


7. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, WY -- U.S. town in Wyoming
   Population (2000):    244
   Housing Units (2000): 153
   Land area (2000):     1.098431 sq. miles (2.844924 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.098431 sq. miles (2.844924 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            74775
   Located within:       Wyoming (WY), FIPS 56
   Location:             41.763159 N, 108.967616 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, WY
    Superior


8. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, MT -- U.S. town in Montana
   Population (2000):    893
   Housing Units (2000): 410
   Land area (2000):     1.084690 sq. miles (2.809335 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.098753 sq. miles (0.255770 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.183443 sq. miles (3.065105 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            72625
   Located within:       Montana (MT), FIPS 30
   Location:             47.193305 N, 114.890379 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     59872
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, MT
    Superior


9. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, NE -- U.S. city in Nebraska
   Population (2000):    2055
   Housing Units (2000): 1123
   Land area (2000):     1.884303 sq. miles (4.880321 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.884303 sq. miles (4.880321 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            47815
   Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
   Location:             40.022415 N, 98.067010 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     68978
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, NE
    Superior


10. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, AZ -- U.S. town in Arizona
   Population (2000):    3254
   Housing Units (2000): 1470
   Land area (2000):     1.931569 sq. miles (5.002741 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.931569 sq. miles (5.002741 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            71300
   Located within:       Arizona (AZ), FIPS 04
   Location:             33.288943 N, 111.103931 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     85273
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, AZ
    Superior


11. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado
   Population (2000):    9011
   Housing Units (2000): 3754
   Land area (2000):     3.953655 sq. miles (10.239919 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.019221 sq. miles (0.049781 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    3.972876 sq. miles (10.289700 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            75640
   Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
   Location:             39.934718 N, 105.162786 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, CO
    Superior


12. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Superior, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
   Population (2000):    142
   Housing Units (2000): 64
   Land area (2000):     0.422607 sq. miles (1.094546 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.422607 sq. miles (1.094546 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            76440
   Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
   Location:             43.432156 N, 94.945692 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     51363
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Superior, IA
    Superior


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