What is the opposite of surface?

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Noun
Opposite of the outside part or uppermost layer of something
“It is believed that the core consists of very dense rock and the temperature inside is very high.”
Noun
Opposite of the outward appearance of someone or something
“He looked like an angel with a sweet smile, but the inside told a different story, and that was the story that concerned him the most.”
Noun
Opposite of a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs
“Eli was ecstatic that he was able to find an exact replacement of the broken chair that he was so sentimentally attached to.”
Noun
Opposite of something laid as a covering over something else
Noun
Opposite of paint, often shiny
Noun
Opposite of a solid surface on land
“Oh, what a feeling, when we're dancing on the ceiling.”
Noun
Opposite of the top layer (of something)
“For several days after their appearance on the foliage of the grapevines, the adults confine their activities to feeding on the underside of the foliage.”
Noun
Opposite of a solid surface on land or earth
“None of the other clouds in the sky were disappearing, just the ones I was focusing on.”
Noun
Opposite of a continuous vertical structure that encloses or divides an area of land
Verb
Opposite of to rise to a surface from below
“The deeper we dive below the surface of the water, the more nitrogen gets absorbed in the solution of the bloodstream because of increased pressure.”
Verb
Opposite of to appear or come into view, literally or figuratively
“I often take for granted that when she is my life, my problems disappear, and I no longer feel alone.”
Verb
(of facts or information) Opposite of to become widely known
“They suppress information swiftly and use complex language which hides the real intent of their orders.”
Verb
Opposite of to awaken from one's slumber
“If I didn't get sleep soon, I could probably either pass out or fall asleep at a really bad time.”
Verb
Opposite of to apply a surface or layer to something
“We advise all our customers to strip the old layer of paint before repainting.”
Verb
Opposite of to happen or take place, especially following an earlier event
Verb
Opposite of to come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place
“The two tribes have agreed to cease all hostilities with each other in order to bring peace and harmony to their own villages.”
Verb
Opposite of to apply a veneer or layer to
Verb
Opposite of to become apparent or to be revealed
Verb
Opposite of to happen, transpire, or take place
“We plan on spending the weekend together, the whole family, and I really hope those plans don't fall through because of Felipe's work.”
Verb
Opposite of to occur or come into existence
“The older models will eventually go, and will not be sold in the near future.”
Verb
(follow from) Opposite of to occur as a consequence
“The president's decision to raise fuel taxes would cause a revolt.”
Verb
Opposite of to become more apparent over time
“Tempers will usually diminish as children grow older.”
Verb
Opposite of to penetrate the surface from below
“The scientist watches an eagle dive into the river, emerging laboriously moments later with silver salmon firmly in its talons.”
Verb
Opposite of to apply a substance, coat or layer with a brush
Verb
Opposite of make oneself available
Verb
Opposite of to begin to grow or develop
Verb
Opposite of to make or give a flat and even surface to
“As I shoved it into my bag, I had to be especially careful not to crumple the sheet of paper that had all my science notes on it.”
Verb
Opposite of to put in an appearance
“She is going to leave work early because she is feeling sick.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to or found on the surface of something
“These particular resins can be used on the inside layer of the packaging and will provide the best barrier against chemicals.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a way that is easily perceived, understood or believed
Adjective
Opposite of situated on the top (surface) of something
“The underside layer of the chip gets severely deformed during machining.”
Adjective
Opposite of affecting only the appearance of something rather than its substance
Adjective
(sometimes figuratively) Opposite of existing or occurring at or on the surface
“If you are a human being, you have rights inherent in that reality.”
Adjective
Opposite of flat
Adjective
Opposite of seeming real or true, but not necessarily so
“There was a look of genuine fear in his eyes, unsure as to whether or not she was real.”
Adjective
Opposite of not exhibiting, requiring, or capable of serious thought
“He became a deeply spiritual person who was also a profound thinker and a talented writer.”
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