noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary.
- work surface
- horizontal surface
- silver screen
- vertical surface
- Klein bottle
- projection screen
- Mobius strip
Words that Rhyme with Surface
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
noun. a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved.
- chemical agent
- wetting agent
noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object.
- celestial sphere
- vault of heaven
- hard palate
- roof of the mouth
- wave front
noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] the outermost level of the land or sea.
- Earth's surface
noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something.
adjective. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] on the surface.
verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] come to the surface.
- go up
- come up
- rise up
- bubble up
- dress down
noun. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] information that has become public.
- public knowledge
verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] appear or become visible; make a showing.
- turn up
- show up
- come on
- fall short of
verb. ['ˈsɝːfəs'] put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface.
- brush on