What does the word surface mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. Man seldom comes to the surface. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn