Souterrain

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Souterrain A grotto or cavern under ground.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n souterrain A grotto or cavern under ground; a cellar.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Subterranean

Usage

In literature:

Schoppe was sitting in the Italian souterrain.
"Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
It is a small fort, and on the top we saw the narrow entrance to the souterrain.
"Ulster Folklore" by Elizabeth Andrews
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In science:

Auguste, D. Boyer, and A. Cavaillou of the Laboratoire Souterrain à Bas Bruit (Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis), Rustrel-Pays d'Apt, France for their many significant contributions to this measurement.
A CF3I-based SDD Prototype for Spin-independent Dark Matter Searches
EURECA (European Underground Rare Event Calorimeter Array) will be an astro-particle physics facility aiming to directly detect galactic dark matter. The Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane has been selected as host laboratory.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
The first site, accessible from the Rustrel village, is occupied by the LSBB laboratory ( Le Laboratoire Souterrain Bas Bruit; www.lsbb.univ-avignon.fr ) The second site is located near the Reilhanette village in the Mont Ventoux foothills.
Possible Observation of Nuclear Reactor Neutrinos Near the Oscillation Absolute Minimum
In underground laboratories such as Soudan Mine in Minnesota, the Gran Sasso laboratory in Italy or the Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane in the Fr´ejus Tunnel, this flux is reduced by a factor varying from 105 to 107 (see Fig.6).
Direct search for WIMP dark matter
Results from one year of continuous operation at the Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane will be presented. A sensitivity to the spin-independent WIMP-nucleon elastic cross-section of 4.4×10−8 pb was achieved using a 384 kg·d effective exposure.
Latest results of the EDELWEISS-II experiment
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