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English definition of “surface”

surface

verb
 
 
/ˈsɜːfɪs/
APPEAR [I] to appear or become public, often after being hidden: This problem first surfaced about two weeks ago. So when did these allegations surface?Appearing and disappearing
RISE [I] to rise to the surface of water: The submarine surfaced a few miles off the coast.General words for movement
COVER [T] to cover a road with a hard substanceRoad surfaces and features
(Definition of surface verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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