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Definition of Surface

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Adjusting plane Adjusting plane or surface surface (A["e]ronautics) A small plane or surface, usually capable of adjustment but not of manipulation, for preserving lateral balance in an a["e]roplane or flying machine.
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Pedal Pe"dal, a. [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.] 1. Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively; specifically (Zo["o]l.), pertaining to the foot of a mollusk; as, the pedal ganglion. 2. Of or pertaining to a pedal; having pedals. Pedal curve or surface (Geom.), the curve or surface which is the locus of the feet of perpendiculars let fall from a fixed point upon the straight lines tangent to a given curve, or upon the planes tangent to a given surface. Pedal note (Mus.), the note which is held or sustained through an organ point. See Organ point, under Organ. Pedal organ (Mus.), an organ which has pedals or a range of keys moved by the feet; that portion of a full organ which is played with the feet.
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Surface Sur"face`, n. [F. See Sur-, and Face, and cf. Superficial.] 1. The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth; the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body. The bright surface of this ethereous mold. --Milton. 2. Hence, outward or external appearance. Vain and weak understandings, which penetrate no deeper than the surface. --V. Knox. 3. (Geom.) A magnitude that has length and breadth without thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical surface. 4. (Fort.) That part of the side which is terminated by the flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion. --Stocqueler. Caustic surface, Heating surface, etc. See under Caustic, Heating, etc. Surface condensation, Surface condenser. See under Condensation, and Condenser. Surface gauge (Mach.), an instrument consisting of a standard having a flat base and carrying an adjustable pointer, for gauging the evenness of a surface or its height, or for marking a line parallel with a surface. Surface grub (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the great yellow underwing moth (Triph[oe]na pronuba). It is often destructive to the roots of grasses and other plants. Surface plate (Mach.), a plate having an accurately dressed flat surface, used as a standard of flatness by which to test other surfaces. Surface printing, printing from a surface in relief, as from type, in distinction from plate printing, in which the ink is contained in engraved lines.
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Surface Sur"face, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surfaced; p. pr. & vb. n. Surfacing.] 1. To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain. 2. To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting for gold.
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Cylindric Cy*lin"dric (s?-l?n"dr?k), Cylindrical Cy*lin"dric*al (-dr?-kal), a. [Gr. kylindriko`s, from ky`lindros cylinder: cf. F. cylindrique.] Having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder. Cylindrical lens, a lens having one, or more than one, cylindrical surface. Cylindric, or Cylindrical, surface (Geom.), a surface described by a straight line that moves according to any law, but so as to be constantly parallel to a given line. Cylindrical vault. (Arch.) See under Vault, n.

Meaning of Surface from wikipedia

- Surface may refer to: Surface (mathematics) Surface (topology), a two-dimensional manifold Surface (differential geometry), a differentiable two-dimensional...
- Play media Surface tension is the elastic tendency of a fluid surface which makes it acquire the least surface area possible. Surface tension allows...
- first operational surface-to-surface missile. Contemporary surface-to-surface missiles are usually guided. An unguided surface-to-surface missile is usually...
- Microsoft Surface is a series of touchscreen Windows personal computers and interactive whiteboards designed and developed by Microsoft. The devices are...
- The Surface is a 2014 American drama thriller film directed by Gil Cates Jr., and starring Sean Astin, Mimi Rogers, Chris Mulkey, and Jeff Gendelman....
- A road surface or pavement is the durable surface material laid down on an area intended to sustain vehicular or foot traffic, such as a road or walkway...
- a real surface from its ideal form. If these deviations are large, the surface is rough; if they are small, the surface is smooth. In surface metrology...
- The Surface Web (also called the Visible Web, Indexed Web, Indexable Web or Lightnet) is that portion of the World Wide Web that is readily available...
- Surface-mount technology (SMT) is a method for producing electronic circuits in which the components are mounted or placed directly onto the surface of...
- Surface was an American music group from New Jersey, active from 1983 to 1994. They are best known for their #1 pop and R&B hit "The First Time". The...