Definition of specific surface
: the ratio of the total surface of a substance (such as an adsorbent) to its volume : surface area (as of a finely divided powder) per unit mass
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?