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resurface

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verb re·sur·face \(ˌ)rē-ˈsər-fəs\

Simple Definition of resurface

  • : to rise to the surface again after being underwater or underground

  • : to suddenly be found or appear again

  • : to put a new surface on (something) : to refinish or repair the surface of (something)

Full Definition of resurface

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to provide with a new or fresh surface <resurface skin by dermabrasion>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to come again to the surface (as of the water); broadly :  reappear

re·sur·fac·er play \-fə-sər\ noun

Examples of resurface

  1. A few of the writer's journals have resurfaced.

  2. His resentment toward her resurfaced.

  3. The road needs to be resurfaced.



1889

First Known Use of resurface

1889



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