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  Words related to surface

Related / Similar Words: airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, open, Earth's surface, come on, come out, turn up, show up, coat, come up, rise up, rise

 

Definition:
  • a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight;
  • 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";
  • information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface";
  • a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something; "it was not what it appeared to be on the surface";
  • 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 surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface";
  • 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";
  • appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again";
  • put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate";
  • come to the surface;
  • on the surface; "surface materials of the moon";

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    Hyponyms: aileron, elevator, flap, flaps, horizontal stabilizer, horizontal stabiliser, tailplane, rotor blade, rotary wing, rudder, spoiler, stabilizer, vertical tail, wing, bed, board, gameboard, face, ground, horizontal surface, level, Klein bottle, miter, mitre, Mobius strip, plaster, plasterwork, screen, silver screen, projection screen, side, skin, spandrel, spandril, superficies, tread, vertical surface, work surface, interface, hard palate, palate, roof of the mouth, celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkin, end, inside, interior, outside, exterior, wave front, wavefront, photosphere, floor, rubberize, rubberise, rubber, anodize, anodise, gelatinize, skim, stucco, egg, encrust, incrust, dredge, soot, refinish, brush on, patinate, patinize, patinise, resurface, crumb, copper, finish, bonderize, bonderise, blacktop, foliate, galvanize, galvanise, pave, varnish, seal, glaze, tar, enrobe, daub, render, skimcoat, paint, cement, grit, plate, metal, macadamize, macadamise, tarmac, size, emerge, bubble up, intumesce, well, swell

     

    Part Meronyms: lithosphere, geosphere

     

    Derivational Morphology: coat, come on, come out, turn up, show up, afford, open, give, come up, rise up, rise, coating, finish, finishing, application, covering, lift, Earth's surface, surfacing

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: površina   Catalan: superfície  
    Chinese: 表面   Croatian: površina  
    Dutch: oppervlakte   Finnish: pinta  
    French: surface   German: Oberfläche  
    Hungarian: felszín   Ido: surfaco  
    Italian: superficie   Japanese: 表面  
    Korean: 표면   Malayalam: ഉപരിതലം  
    Norwegian: overflate   Polish: powierzchnia  
    Portuguese: superfície   Russian: поверхность  
    Slovak: povrch   Slovene: površina  
    Spanish: superficie   Swedish: yta  
    Telugu: ఉపరితలం   Turkish: yüzey  
     
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