noun (plural same)archaic
1A surface: the superficies of a sphere
More example sentences
- He found an analogue in the nature of the body-body relation: two bodies are united when their superficies touch and their movements take on a mutual dependence.
mid 16th century: from Latin, from super- 'above' + facies 'face'.
More definitions of superficiesDefinition of superficies in:
- The US English dictionary