surface

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  • Info In mathematics, specifically, in topology, a surface is a two-dimensional, topological manifold. more...
  • His team brought at least one of the five engines to the surface.
  • There are no significant surface water systems as they are almost all underground.
  • The nature of this surface was not quite understood at the time.
  • Studies however show that what is the most important is the surface area of the materials used.
  • The cell surface area can also be increased, to allow higher current from each cell.
  • It is a two-lane surface road for its entire length.
  • Concrete was added on top to build the surface up level with the road.
  • A small amount of material is released onto a surface, leaving a visible mark.
  • An all-weather surface has become standard ever since.
  • The total surface area of solid has an important effect on the reaction rate.
  • The following are the largest Greek islands listed by surface area.
  • They then settled down for their first meal on the surface.
  • A shallow section may also be cut out from the bottom surface of each wing.
  • Paintings appear on almost every surface of the cave except for the floor.
  • Most of the city's soil nearly one foot below the surface is pure sand.
  • The story re-surfaced several times over the next few years, living on until recent times.
  • The top surface of the fuselage was raised by along the center line.
  • That was all as the jumper shot out over the glass-like surface. Cited from The Wolf's Long Howl, by Stanley Waterloo
  • In every side to the edge of the horizon the sea presented the same glass-like surface. Cited from The South Sea Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Even a surfaced U-boat could take several hours to gain an attack position.
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Meaning of surface

  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • 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
  • noun A superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
    it was not what it appeared to be on the surface
  • verb Come to the surface
  • adjective On the surface
    surface materials of the moon