subsurface

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1sub·sur·face

noun \ˈsəb-ˌsər-fəs\

Definition of SUBSURFACE

:  earth material (as rock) near but not exposed at the surface of the ground

First Known Use of SUBSURFACE

1778

2sub·sur·face

adjective \ˌsəb-ˈsər-fəs\

Definition of SUBSURFACE

:  of, relating to, or being something located beneath a surface and especially underground

Examples of SUBSURFACE

  1. <a sandy wasteland that gave little hint of its subsurface wealth>

First Known Use of SUBSURFACE

1875

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