surface  

  • Pronunciation Video of surface

  • Pronunciation of surface: S ER1 F AH0 S ('sɜrfɪs)

  • Number of syllables of surface: 2

  • Definition of surface

    • (n): a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"  
    • (n): a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something; "it was not what it appeared to be on the surface"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (v): appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"  
    • (v): put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"  
    • (v): come to the surface  
    • (a): on the surface; "surface materials of the moon"  
  • Examples of surface

    • Firs0,t the hole surface is moistened with water.  
    • The only alteration in design involves the outside surface of the ingot mold.  
    • The rubber band sinks below the surface of the water.  
    • The surface is then moistened with water.  
    • The outside surface of the enclosure is coated with conductive paint for safety.  
    • Unlike hydraulics, eddies swirl on the horizontal surface of the water.  
    • Phytoplankton rapidly use any nutrients in the surface water.  
    • Ground water is very close to the surface and is potable.  
    • A common mode signal travels on the outside surface of the braid.  
    • Shark fin was shown on surface of the water.  

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