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Noun
The outside part or uppermost layer of something
“A toffee apple's surface is hard and shiny because the molecules that make up its sugar coating link to form long, interlocked chains.”
Noun
The outward appearance of someone or something
“One moves on, yet feelings and emotions continue to remain behind the surface for years.”
Noun
A level top that can be used to work on
“Slab sawing, flat sawing, and floor sawing are best done on a level surface.”
Noun
A thin layer covering a surface
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The feel or characteristics of a surface or object
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A superficially attractive appearance or impression
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A solid surface on land
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The portion or section of something that is flattened
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Glossiness or ade
Noun
A continuous vertical structure that encloses or divides an area of land
Noun
One or both sides of a sheet of paper in a book or publication
Noun
The outer protective layer of the body of an animal or person
Verb
To rise to a surface from below
“A plan to have waiters arrive in a submarine that would surface from the water was one that hit the reject pile.”
Verb
To appear or come into view, literally or figuratively
“Numerous issues would surface during the course of development.”
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(of facts or information) To become widely known
“Rumors would continue to surface about the company's shady business dealings.”
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To awaken from one's slumber
“I would eventually surface from my lovely dream, only to discover that none of it was real.”
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To apply a surface or layer to something
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“They decided to surface the path with cobbles, tightly packed together.”
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To happen or take place, especially following an earlier event
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To come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place
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To cover something with paving slabs
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Make oneself available
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To make or give a flat and even surface to
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To begin to move after a period of being inactive
Adjective
Relating to or found on the surface of something
“The amount of light reflected by an object will depend on its surface texture or color.”
Adjective
In a way that is easily perceived, understood or believed
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Not of real importance
Adjective
Situated on the top (surface) of something
Adjective
Affecting only the appearance of something rather than its substance
Adjective
Flat
Adjective
Unnatural or artificial in one's mannerisms or behavior
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Not relating to the most important part of something
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