Synonyms

1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Surface Soil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle
  • boil

2. 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

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. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the state of being covered with unclean things.

Synonyms

  • grease
  • stain
  • grime
  • grunge
  • uncleanness
  • filth
  • dirtiness

Antonyms

  • approve
  • urban area
  • natural elevation
  • top

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.

Synonyms

  • gumbo soil
  • podsol soil
  • dirt
  • indurated clay
  • caliche
  • fuller's earth
  • loam
  • ground
  • boulder clay
  • mold
  • desert soil
  • silt
  • podsol
  • laterite
  • subsoil
  • earth
  • sedimentary clay
  • clunch
  • prairie soil
  • mud
  • Indian red
  • till
  • sand
  • mould
  • loess
  • residual soil
  • podzol soil
  • hardpan
  • surface soil
  • wiesenboden
  • tundra soil
  • humus
  • podsolic soil
  • gilgai soil
  • podzol
  • marl
  • clay
  • gumbo
  • bog soil
  • alluvial soil
  • desertic soil
  • bole
  • topsoil
  • regosol
  • residual clay

Antonyms

  • side
  • miss
  • best
  • embark

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).

Synonyms

  • turf
  • badlands
  • ploughland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • ground
  • object
  • sod
  • polder
  • farmland
  • scablands
  • plowland
  • bottom
  • coastland
  • rangeland
  • tilled land
  • physical object
  • sward
  • bottomland
  • land
  • overburden
  • cultivated land
  • wetland
  • greensward

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unclog
  • roughen
  • uncover

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. soil

verb. ['ˈsɔɪl'] make soiled, filthy, or dirty.

Synonyms

  • muddy
  • grime
  • alter
  • blemish
  • dirty
  • crock
  • muck up
  • mire
  • contaminate
  • change
  • foul
  • mud
  • slime
  • smear
  • muck
  • muddy up
  • splash
  • begrime
  • colly
  • pollute
  • modify
  • spot

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unburden
  • dry
  • clear

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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