Meaning of SURFACE in English

SURFACE

n.

Function: adjective

Date: 1642

1 a : of, located on, or designed for use at the surface of something b : situated, transported, or employed on the surface of the earth < surface mail> < surface vehicles>

2 : appearing to be such on the surface only : SUPERFICIAL < surface friendships>

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