Definition of subsurface in English:


Syllabification: sub·sur·face
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbsərfəs


  • The stratum or strata below the earth’s surface.
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    • Also, in some areas (rift valleys) they receive hydrothermal magmatic waters from the subsurface.
    • It seeps through the earth to a subsurface water table, which flows horizontally to a stream bank.
    • Ground penetrating radar provides an image of the subsurface showing the internal structure of dunes.

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