Surface

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English

Etymology

From French sur + French face.

Pronunciation

Noun

Surface (plural Surfaces)

  1. The up-side of a flat object such as a table.
  2. The outside hull of a tangible object.
  3. (mathematics{{#if:|, {{{2}}}{{#if:|, {{{3}}}{{#if:|, {{{4}}}{{#if:|, {{{5}}}{{#if:|, {{{6}}}{{#if:|, {{{7}}}{{#if:|, {{{8}}}{{#if:|, {{{9}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}) (geometry) The locus of an equation (especially one with exactly two degrees of freedom) in a more-than-two-dimensional space.

Translations

Verb

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  1. To provide something with a surface.
  2. To apply a surface to something.

to surface intransitive

  1. To rise to the surface.
  2. To come out of hiding.
  3. For information or facts to become known.
  4. To work a mine near the surface.

Translations

to rise to the surface

for information to become known

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