surface

Part of speech: noun

The outside of anything.

Part of speech: noun

Geom. That which has length and breadth, but not thickness.

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Usage examples "surface":

  1. Of course," she added, and in what followed her feeling worked to the surface in her words, " I know 't she thinks the world of Jackson, and he does of her; and I presume she means well. - "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  2. When the surface of the water is reached, these myriads of wonderful creatures die. - "The Coral Island", R.M. Ballantyne.
  3. Man seldom comes to the surface. - "Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays", Lemuel K. Washburn.