Meaning of “surface” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈsɜːfɪs/
TOP [ C ]

B2 the top or outside part of something:

the Earth's surface
The sun was reflected on the surface of the water.

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APPEARANCE [ no plural ]

B2 what someone or something seems to be like when you do not know much about them:

On the surface he seemed very pleasant.
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(Definition of “surface noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)