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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsFfIs,-fәs 〕


〔 ˊsәːfis,-fәs 〕

Overview of noun surface

The noun surface has 6 senses

  • surface -- (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")

  • surface -- (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")

  • surface, Earth's surface -- (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")

  • surface -- (a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something; "it was not what it appeared to be on the surface")

  • open, surface -- (information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface")

  • airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface -- (a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight)

Overview of verb surface

The verb surface has 3 senses

  • surface, come up, rise up, rise -- (come to the surface)

  • coat, surface -- (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate")

  • come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up -- (appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again")

Overview of adj surface

The adj surface has 1 sense

  • surface -- (on the surface; "surface materials of the moon")