There are 2 translations of surface in Spanish:

surface1

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrfəs; ˈsɜːfɪs/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (of solid, land) superficie (feminine) (road) surface [Cars/Automovilismo] pavimento (m), firme (m) (Spain/España) the earth's surface la superficie terrestre or de la tierra the interview never got below the surface la entrevista fue muy superficial he just scratched the surface of the problem trató el problema muy superficialmente or muy por encima (before noun/delante del nombre) [wound/mark] superficial; [resemblance/charm] superficial 1.2 (of liquid, sea) superficie (feminine) to come/rise to the surface [diver/submarine] salir*/subir a la superficie [feelings] aflorar, salir* a la superficie all his bitterness came to the surface toda su amargura salió a la superficie or afloró (before noun/delante del nombre) [ship/vessel] [Military/Militar] de superficie 1.3on the surface (superficially) en apariencia, a primera vista
  • 2 countable/numerable [Mathematics/Matemáticas] 2.1 (of a solid) a cube has six surfaces un cubo tiene seis caras a plane/curved surface una superficie plana/curva 2.2 surface (area) superficie (f), área (f‡)

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of surface in Spanish:

surface2

vi

  • [submarine] emerger*, salir* a la superficie; [diver/fish] salir* a la superficie; [problems/difficulties] aflorar, aparecer*, surgir* public concern first surfaced ten years ago las primeras manifestaciones de inquietud por parte del público aparecieron hace diez años he surfaced ten years later in Brazil reapareció en el Brasil diez años después he hasn't surfaced yet [humorous/humorístico] todavía no ha dado señales de vida [humorous/humorístico]
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    • He smiled at his wife before diving into the cool water, surfacing and glancing at Emily expectantly.
    • She did an almost perfect dive into the water as well and surfaced next to him.
    • Adri surfaced and wiped the water off of her face.
    More example sentences
    • Had they both had a chance of success, the issue might have surfaced and received the real attention which the main parties tried to stifle.
    • Two main issues have surfaced with the presence of IM on corporate networks.
    • A last-minute story has surfaced, designed apparently to damage the Bush effort for the presidency.

vt

  • [road] revestir*, recubrir*; (with asphalt) asfaltar; [wall] revestir*
    More example sentences
    • Concrete blocks to surface the roads can be constructed in a process similar to the roof tiles.
    • Mrs Mountford said the final houses had been built on the estate last September and the developer had promised to surface the roads but no progress had been made.
    • Local firm Chestnut Developments had wanted to build in the gardens and surface the unmade lane.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.