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1. subsurface

adjective. ['ˈsʌbˌsɝːfəs'] beneath the surface.

Synonyms

  • underground
  • submarine
  • submersed
  • subterranean
  • subterraneous
  • submerged
  • undersea
  • underwater

Antonyms

  • surface
  • unburied
  • overt
  • surface ship

Etymology

  • sub- (English)
  • surface (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Subsurface

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Example sentences of the word subsurface


1. Noun, singular or mass
The soil tends to be coarse and rocky with little to no subsurface water.

2. Adjective
The organism is compressed between rock faces by the Earth’s subsurface pressure.

3. Verb, past participle
These soils have subsurface layers of clay.

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