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1. surface

noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary.

Synonyms

  • side
  • spandril
  • work surface
  • artifact
  • ground
  • mitre
  • horizontal surface
  • silver screen
  • spandrel
  • board
  • plaster
  • skin
  • gameboard
  • vertical surface
  • Klein bottle
  • artefact
  • meniscus
  • projection screen
  • level
  • bed
  • Mobius strip
  • plasterwork
  • face
  • superficies
  • miter
  • screen

Antonyms

  • unsized
  • begin
  • defeat
  • beginning

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Words that Rhyme with Surface

  • searfoss

How do you pronounce surface?

Pronounce surface as ˈsərfəs.

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How do you spell surface? Is it suface ?

A common misspelling of surface is suface

Example sentences of the word surface


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lay the silk on a flat surface with the right side of the silk facing you.

Quotes containing the word surface


1. A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a portable object or surface disengaged from the outside world.
- Robert Smithson

2. I just love real characters; they're not pretentious, and every emotion is on the surface, they're regular working people. Their likes, their dislikes, their loves, their hates, their passions; they're all right there on the surface.
- David O. Russell

3. The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.
- Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

2. surface-active_agent

noun. a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved.

Synonyms

  • surfactant
  • chemical agent
  • emulsifier
  • detergent
  • wetting agent

3. surface

noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object.

Synonyms

  • interior
  • sphere
  • heavens
  • outside
  • wavefront
  • welkin
  • empyrean
  • exterior
  • celestial sphere
  • vault of heaven
  • bound
  • hard palate
  • photosphere
  • bounds
  • boundary
  • end
  • palate
  • face
  • interface
  • roof of the mouth
  • wave front
  • firmament
  • inside
  • substratum
  • substrate

Antonyms

  • inside
  • cathode
  • nonmetallic
  • undergarment

4. surface

noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the outermost level of the land or sea.

Synonyms

  • geosphere
  • opening
  • lithosphere
  • layer
  • gap
  • Earth's surface
  • floor
  • water

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • exclude
  • arise

5. surface

noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something.

Synonyms

  • aspect

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • insulator

6. surface

adjective. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] on the surface.

Synonyms

  • opencut
  • aboveground
  • opencast

Antonyms

  • subsurface
  • little
  • big
  • bigness

7. surface

verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] come to the surface.

Synonyms

  • go up
  • emerge
  • intumesce
  • come up
  • ascend
  • rise up
  • rise
  • resurface
  • swell
  • bubble up

Antonyms

  • stay
  • sour
  • underdress
  • dress down

8. surface

noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] information that has become public.

Synonyms

  • open
  • public knowledge

Antonyms

  • continue
  • start
  • middle

9. surface

verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] appear or become visible; make a showing.

Synonyms

  • turn up
  • appear
  • show up
  • come on

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • good
  • soften

10. surface

verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface.

Synonyms

  • rubberize
  • finish
  • copper
  • daub
  • varnish
  • galvanise
  • crumb
  • plate
  • rubberise
  • dredge
  • metal
  • coat
  • cover
  • rubber
  • encrust
  • cement
  • anodise
  • render
  • patinise
  • incrust
  • bonderize
  • gelatinize
  • patinize
  • plaster
  • resurface
  • metallize
  • bonderise
  • macadamise
  • egg
  • glaze
  • porcelainize
  • enrobe
  • tar
  • macadamize
  • foliate
  • brush on
  • paint
  • soot
  • anodize
  • grit
  • skimcoat
  • tarmac
  • stucco
  • patinate
  • platinize
  • pave
  • blacktop
  • skim
  • galvanize
  • seal
  • zinc
  • refinish
  • metalize

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unbind
  • kern
  • take
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