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English definition of “surface”

surface

verb (TOP)    /ˈsɜː.fɪs/ US  /ˈsɝː-/
[I] to rise to the surface of water: The submarine surfaced a few miles off the coast.Movement on or through water [T] to cover a road or other area with a hard surfaceCovering and adding layers
(Definition of surface verb (TOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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