Found 3 items, similar to surface.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: on the surface; “surface materials of the moon”
2: involving a surface only; “her beauty is only skin-deep”
; “a surface wound”
n 1: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer
constituting or resembling such a boundary; “there is a
special cleaner for these surfaces”
; “the cloth had a
pattern of red dots on a white surface”
2: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a
three-dimensional object; “they skimmed over the surface
of the water”
; “a brush small enough to clean every dental
; “the sun has no distinct surface”
3: the outermost level of the land or sea; “earthquakes
originate far below the surface”
; “three quarters of the
Earth's surface is covered by water”
[syn: Earth's surface
4: a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of
something; “it was not what it appeared to be on the
5: information that has become public; “all the reports were
out in the open”
; “the facts had been brought to the
6: a device that provides reactive force when in motion
relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a
plane in flight [syn: airfoil
, control surface
v 1: come to the surface [syn: come up
, rise up
2: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface;
“coat the cake with chocolate”
3: appear or become visible; make a showing; “She turned up at
; “I hope the list key is going to surface
[syn: come on
, come out
, turn up
, show up
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surfaced
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a
smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain.
2. To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting
, v. i.
1. To rise from the depths of a liquid to the surface; as,
the submarine surfaced to recharge its batteries.
2. To become known or public; -- said of information.
3. To show up, as a person who was in hiding; as, he
absconded with the payroll and surfaced in Argentina.
, n. [F. See Sur-
, and Face
, and cf.
1. The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth;
one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face;
superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth;
the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body.
The bright surface of this ethereous mold. --Milton.
2. Hence, outward or external appearance.
Vain and weak understandings, which penetrate no
deeper than the surface. --V. Knox.
3. (Geom.) A magnitude that has length and breadth without
thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical
4. (Fort.) That part of the side which is terminated by the
flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion.
, Heating surface
, etc. See under
, Surface condenser
. See under
, and Condenser
(Mach.), an instrument consisting of a
standard having a flat base and carrying an adjustable
pointer, for gauging the evenness of a surface or its
height, or for marking a line parallel with a surface.
(Zo["o]l.), the larva of the great yellow
underwing moth (Triph[oe]na pronuba
). It is often
destructive to the roots of grasses and other plants.
(Mach.), a plate having an accurately dressed
flat surface, used as a standard of flatness by which to
test other surfaces.
, printing from a surface in relief, as
from type, in distinction from plate printing, in which
the ink is contained in engraved lines.