Substrate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Substrate

the top layer of soil or material where a plant or other living thing sustains life

Examples of Substrate in a sentence

Planting the small saplings in the substrate of the ground allowed these plants to take in nutrients to grow bigger.  🔊

So that the lizard could live comfortably, the boy used a mixture of sand and clay dirt as the substrate in the bottom of the aquarium.  🔊

Even though nothing was living in the terrarium, the scientist packed a layer of dirt and moss for the substrate.  🔊

Bird cages are typically lined with newspaper for the substrate since it is easy to clean and is accessible.  🔊

Mushrooms grew plentiful in the forest due to the nutrient-rich substrate located below the sprigs of grass.  🔊

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