un·​der·​sur·​face | \ ˈən-dər-ˌsər-fəs How to pronounce undersurface (audio) \

Definition of undersurface

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un·​der·​sur·​face | \ ˌən-dər-ˈsər-fəs How to pronounce undersurface (audio) \

Definition of undersurface (Entry 2 of 2)

: existing or moving below the surface

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Synonyms & Antonyms for undersurface

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Noun

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Examples of undersurface in a Sentence

Noun painted the undersurface of the plane blue
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The spots enlarge and are mirrored on the undersurface of the leaf with a white downy growth. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "Grow Healthy Food By Identifying + Treating These Common Plant Diseases," 21 July 2015 When the undersurface of the first tablet was revealed, Dr. White got chills. Joanna Klein, New York Times, "In the Caves of Ancient Humans, Stories Told Dot by Dot," 7 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of undersurface


1733, in the meaning defined above


circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undersurface was in 1733

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“Undersurface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undersurface. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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