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surfacing

verb
present participle of 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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The first known use of surfacing was in 1861

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“Surfacing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surfacing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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