Meaning of SURFACING in English



( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of surface (II)

1. : the action of one that surfaces:

a. : the action or process of digging gold on the surface of the ground

b. : the motion of a tool or part of a tool used in making or finishing a surface

c. : the action of bringing the top of a railroad rail to a true grade line

2. : material forming or used to form a surface

the surfacing for a road

wash the surfacing for gold

stucco surfacing crudely painted to simulate black marble — H.S.Morrison

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