meaning of surface

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.
Hence, outward or external appearance.
A magnitude that has length and breadth without thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical surface.
That part of the side which is terminated by the flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion.
To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain.
To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting for gold.
a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

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