subsurface

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ surface

Noun[edit]

subsurface (plural subsurfaces)

  1. Something that is below the layer that is on the surface.
    Before we could lay the flooring we had to lay a subsurface under it to keep it flat and supoort it.
  2. (countable, mathematics) A surface which is a submanifold of another surface.

Adjective[edit]

subsurface (not comparable)

  1. below the surface
    variations in subsurface conditions

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sub.sur.ˈfa.t͡se/

Adverb[edit]

subsurface

  1. subsurfacely, below the surface

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