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surface US English

The outside part or uppermost layer of something (often used when describing its texture, form, or extent)

surface-mount US English

(Of an electronic component) having leads that are designed to be soldered on the side of a circuit board that the body of the component is mounted on

surface noise US English

Extraneous noise in playing a phonograph record, caused by imperfections in the grooves or in the pickup system

surface water US English

Water that collects on the surface of the ground

work surface US English

Another term for countertop.

surface-active US English

(Of a substance, such as a detergent) tending to reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved

surface tension US English

The tension of the surface film of a liquid caused by the attraction of the particles in the surface layer by the bulk of the liquid, which tends to minimize surface area

surface-to-surface US English

(Of a missile) designed to be fired from one point on the ground or a vessel at another such point or vessel

air-to-surface US English

Directed or operating from an aircraft in flight to the surface of the sea or other body of water

artificial surface US English

A carpetlike playing surface used in stadiums instead of natural grass

surface chemistry US English

The branch of chemistry concerned with the processes occurring at interfaces between phases, especially that between liquid and gas

surface structure US English

(In generative grammar) the structure of a well-formed phrase or sentence in a language, as opposed to its underlying abstract representation

surface-to-air US English

(Of a missile) designed to be fired from the ground or a vessel at an aircraft

scratch the surface US English

Deal with a matter only in the most superficial way

surface boundary layer US English

The lowest layer of the earth’s atmosphere extending to about one kilometer. Winds within it are affected by friction with the earth’s surface

scratch the surface in scratch US English

Deal with a matter only in the most superficial way

resurface US English

Put a new coating on or reform (a surface such as a road, a floor, or ice)

surface area in surface US English

The area of such an outer part or uppermost layer

subsurface US English

The stratum or strata below the earth’s surface

surface waters in surface water US English

The top layer of a body of water

undersurface US English

The lower surface of something; the surface underneath, or on the bottom of, something

artificial turf in artificial surface US English

A carpetlike playing surface used in stadiums instead of natural grass

surface US Thesaurus

the surface of the door

surface English-Spanish

superficie feminine

surface noise English-Spanish

chirrido masculine

work surface English-Spanish

superficie

air-to-surface English-Spanish

aire-tierra

surface structure English-Spanish

estructura feminine superficial

surface temperature English-Spanish

temperatura feminine en la superficie

surface-to-air missile English-Spanish

misil masculine tierra-aire

(road) surface in surface English-Spanish

pavimento masculine, firme masculineSpain/España

surface (area) in surface English-Spanish

superficie feminine, área feminine (with masculine article in the singular)

on the surface in surface US Thesaurus

it sounded plausible enough on the surface

on the surface in surface English-Spanish

en apariencia, a primera vista

by surface mail in surface mail English-Spanish

por vía terrestre/marítima

the earth's surface in surface English-Spanish

la superficie terrestre

500m below the surface in below English-Spanish

a 500m bajo la superficie

a plane/curved surface in surface English-Spanish

una superficie plana/curva

dry on a flat surface in dry English-Spanish

no colgar, secar extendido sobre una superficie


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