Definition of superficies in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃɪiːz/

noun (plural same)

1 archaic A surface: the superficies of a sphere
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  • 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.
1.1 literary An outward part or appearance: the superficies of life


Mid 16th century: from Latin, from super- 'above' + facies 'face'.

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