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subsurface

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noun sub·sur·face \ˈsəb-ˌsər-fəs\

Definition of subsurface

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



1778

First Known Use of subsurface

1778


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subsurface

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adjective sub·sur·face \ˌsəb-ˈsər-fəs\

Definition of subsurface

  1. :  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>



1875

First Known Use of subsurface

1875


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