Definition of superficies
1 : a surface of a body or a region of space
2 : the external aspects or appearance of a thing
Origin of superficies
Latin, surface, from super- + facies face, aspect — more at face
First Known Use: 1530
Rhymes with superficies
Abdülaziz, Albigenses, Aragonese, archdiocese, Averroës, Barcelonese, bona fides, bureaucratese, cheval-de-frise, computerese, Diogenes, Dodecanese, Dutch elm disease, Egas Moniz, Eumenides, Euripides, Florida Keys, governmentese, Great Pyrenees, Hesperides, Hippocrates, Hippomenes, Indo-Chinese, kissing disease, mad cow disease, Marie-Louise, officialese, Pentagonese, Philoctetes, Sammarinese, social disease, suicide squeeze, telegraphese, Themistocles, Thucydides, Vietnamese
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