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surface

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lying on or affecting only the outer layer of something

  • a surface stain on the wood that can easily be removed with a mild detergent
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surface

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an outer part or layer

  • the surface of just about everything in the kitchen was covered with soot after we put the grease fire out
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surface

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1 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly

  • no information regarding the stolen car has surfaced since the police found it abandoned on a country road
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2 to penetrate the surface (as of water) from below

  • a submarine surfaced on the starboard side of the aircraft carrier
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