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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. surface: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. surface: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. surface: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. surface: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. surface: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. surface, surface, surface: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Surface, surface: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. surface: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Surface: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Surface, surface: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. surface: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. surface: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. surface: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. surface: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. surface: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. surface: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. surface: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. surface: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  19. Surface (1st generation), Surface (Aero Chord song), Surface (Surface album), Surface (TV series), Surface (band), Surface (differential geometry), Surface (disambiguation), Surface (first generation), Surface (geometry), Surface (group), Surface (magazine), Surface (mathematics), Surface (topology), Surface, The Surface: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  20. Surface: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. surface: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. surface: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. surface, surface (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. surface: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Surface: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  26. Surface: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. surface: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. surface: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. surface: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. Surface, surface: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. surface: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. surface: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. surface: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. surface: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Surface: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. Surface (geometry), Surface (physics), surface: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Surface (geometry), Surface (physics), surface: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. surface: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Surface (geometry), Surface (physics), surface: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SURFACE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. surface: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Surface: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. surface: Nine Planets Glossary [home, info]
  3. surface: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Surface: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. surface: Lighting Design Glossary [home, info]
  3. Surface: Dictionary for Avionics [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (surface)

noun:  the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary ("There is a special cleaner for these surfaces")
noun:  a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something ("It was not what it appeared to be on the surface")
noun:  the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object ("They skimmed over the surface of the water")
noun:  the outermost level of the land or sea ("Earthquakes originate far below the surface")
noun:  information that has become public ("The facts had been brought to the surface")
noun:  a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
verb:  come to the surface
verb:  put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
verb:  appear or become visible; make a showing ("I hope the list key is going to surface again")
adjective:  on the surface ("Surface materials of the moon")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #7119)

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