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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin infra, below

AdverbEdit

infra (not comparable)

  1. (law) Used to refer to something discussed later.
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortened form of infrastructure

NounEdit

infra (countable and uncountable, plural infras)

  1. (civil engineering, informal) Infrastructure.
    • 2005, Kyung-Bae Chang et al., “Meteorological Phenomena Measurement System Using the Wireless Network”, in Rajiv Khosla, Robert J. Howlett, and Lakhmi C. Jain, editor, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI:10.1007/11552413_123, page 861:
      However, as the nations 70% is[sic] covered with mountains, gathering of the meteorological information of particular regions (mountains, canyons, islands etc) by wired transmission system is difficult and it costs a lot of money. This is one of the obstacles of the construction of an infra for the prevention of disasters caused by meteorological changes.
    • 2012, T. Mäkeläinen, J. Hyvärinen, and J. Peura, “BIM practices and challenges framed – an approach to systemic change management”, in Gudni Gudnason and Raimar Scherer, editor, eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, CRC Press, →ISBN, page 498:
      In this paper we focus on the context of infra construction and development – the problem being: lack of relevant tools for management of BIM [building information modelling] implementation actions.
    • 2014, Yoojin Lim and Eunmi Choi, “Mobile Cloud Computing Architectural Design Taxonomy toward the ‘Cloud Computing in Hand’ Era”, in Young-Sik Jeong et al., editor, Ubiquitous Information Technologies and Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-41671-2_66, page 519:
      Technologies in cloud computing have become mature in the infra systems and cloud server-level service providers, which have kept the infra system technologies as the data centers, server clusters, virtualization, service providers by extending services of Private Cloud.

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PrepositionEdit

infra

  1. among
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Ti me pari oûna dea infra li dai,
      You seem to me a goddess among the gods,

ItalianEdit

AdverbEdit

infra

  1. Only used in the phrase vedi infra.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adverb contracted from the ablative īnferā (parte), of īnferus.

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈin.fraː/, [ˈĩː.fraː]

AdverbEdit

īnfrā (not comparable)

  1. below

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PrepositionEdit

īnfrā

  1. (with accusative) below

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ReferencesEdit

  • infra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • infra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • infra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • infra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to feel superior to the affairs of life: res humanas infra se positas arbitrari
    • to consider a thing beneath one's dignity: aliquid infra se ducere or infra se positum arbitrari
    • as I said above: ut supra (opp. infra) diximus, dictum est