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Etymology

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From French surface.

Pronunciation

Noun

A computer-generated representation of a surface

Singular
surface

Plural
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  1. The up-side of a flat object such as a table.
  2. The outside hull of a tangible object.
  3. (mathematics) (geometry) The locus of an equation (especially one with exactly two degrees of freedom) in a more-than-two-dimensional space.

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Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to surface

Third person singular
surfaces

Simple past
surfaced

Past participle
-

Present participle
surfacing

to surface (third-person singular simple present surfaces, present participle surfacing, simple past and past participle surfaced)

(transitive)

  1. (transitive) To provide something with a surface.
  2. (transitive) To apply a surface to something.
  3. (intransitive) To rise to the surface.
  4. (intransitive) To come out of hiding.
  5. (intransitive) For information or facts to become known.
  6. (intransitive) To work a mine near the surface.

Translations


French

Etymology

sur- + face

Pronunciation

Noun

surface f. (plural surfaces)

  1. surface

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