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Surface (IPA: /ˈsɝfəs/)


Surface (n.)

The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth; the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body.

Surface (n.)

Hence, outward or external appearance.

Surface (n.)

A magnitude that has length and breadth without thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical surface.

Surface (n.)

That part of the side which is terminated by the flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion.

Surface (v. t.)

To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain.

Surface (v. t.)

To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting for gold.

Surface

Two-dimensional manifold, and, as such, may be an " abstract surface " not embedded in any Euclidean space

Surface

Generalization of a plane which needs not be flat, that is, the curvature is not necessarily zero

Surface

2D-boundary of 3D-object

Surface

Outermost or uppermost layer of a physical object or space

Surface

TV program

Surface Synonyms

Opencast, Aboveground, Opencut, Grade-constructed

Surface Synonyms

Skin-deep, Superficial, Shallow

Surface Synonyms

Aerofoil, Airfoil, Control Surface

Surface Synonyms

Earth's Surface

Surface Synonyms

Open

Surface Synonyms

Coat

Surface Synonyms

Come On, Turn Up, Come Out, Show U

Surface Synonyms

Come Up, Rise Up, Rise

Surface (Last Name / Surname)

Surface is the #12,929 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,377 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Surface in Spanish is Superficie

Tagalog Translation

Surface in Tagalog is Balat

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A need for revolution's rising, it comes to the surface gasping for air." - Rise Against

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth's surface than any preceding decade since 1850." - Global warming

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls, must dive below." - Mistakes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Get ready, toads! Down to the surface on the turbo-cables!" - Battletoads

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Is the surface of a planet really the right place for expanding technological civilization?" - Gerard K. O'Neill


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