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subsurface Syllabification: sub·sur·face
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌsərfəs/

Definition of subsurface in English:


The stratum or strata below the earth’s surface.
Example sentences
  • 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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