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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 substance Road surfaces and features
(Definition of surface verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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