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surfaces

noun
plural of surface

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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surfaces

verb
present tense third-person singular of surface

Synonyms & Antonyms of surfaces (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Surfaces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surfaces. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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