the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
"there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
"they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
surface, Earth's surface(noun)
the outermost level of the land or sea
"earthquakes originate far below the surface"; "three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water"
a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
"it was not what it appeared to be on the surface"
information that has become public
"all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"
airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface(adj)
a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
on the surface
"surface materials of the moon"
surface, come up, rise up, rise(verb)
come to the surface
line up, rise, stand up, get hold, summon, muster up, uprise, find, wax, come on, coat, originate, go up, rally, lift, climb up, arise, spring up, come up, grow, scrape up, scrape, rebel, bob up, resurrect, ascend, go on, scratch, develop, climb, heighten, get up, prove, move up, muster, turn out, jump, show up, turn up, come, mount, rise up, come out, rear
put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
"coat the cake with chocolate"
come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up(verb)
appear or become visible; make a showing
"She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"
start, rise, bulge out, place, step up, come along, get along, protrude, fall out, break through, progress, out, go forth, come on, come out of the closet, bulge, go up, advance, come in, step forward, step to the fore, show, dig up, fold up, come up, pop out, egress, draw close, draw near, bug out, go on, prove, coat, come to the fore, get on, push through, approach, erupt, fold, excavate, turn out, emerge, shape up, show up, turn up, pop, issue, appear, come near, come forward, come out, rise up, come forth, near, locate
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How to use surface in a sentence?
By bringing it all to the surface, particularly disagreements to the surface, it's very powerful.
It turned out he was basically a very kind and generous man, which he covered up with his surface gruffness and his surface blusteriness, we had a good time doing it.
What we have here is what we call an acoustic hologram - or what we have called an acoustic hologram because I think it's the first time it has been used, a traditional hologram it's made of light and you have flat surfaces. Nonetheless it creates a 3D light field. If you remember Star Wars you can see the robot R2D2 and it's broadcasting a 3D spaceship, even from a flat surface. So this is exactly the same; we have a flat surface and we are creating a 3D acoustic field that can surround the particle.
Crater counts of surface areas on Pluto indicate that it has surface regions dating to just after the formation of the planets of our solar system, about four billion years ago.
The new NOAA dataset disagrees with a UK dataset, which is generally regarded as the gold standard for global sea surface temperature datasets, the new dataset also disagrees with ARGO buoys and satellite analyses.
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- superfícieCatalan, Valencian
- paljastua, tulla julkiFinnish
- surface, faire surfaceFrench
- karetai, mata, maiea, kārewaMāori
- dekke, overflateNorwegian
- oppervlak, opduiken, aan de oppervlakte brengen, boven water komenDutch
- dekke, overflateNorwegian Nynorsk
- выясняться, всплывать, поверхностьRussian
- изронити, pȍvršina, по̏вршина, ìsplivati, ѝспливати, izronitiSerbo-Croatian
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