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superficies

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superficies (plural superficies)

  1. (geometry) A two-dimensional magnitude that has length and breadth; especially such a surface that forms the boundary of a solid
  2. The area of a two-dimensional surface.
  3. The visible, external surface of a body
  4. The 'surface' (of something immaterial, esp. of the mind or soul)
    • 1819, Washington Irving, The Sketch Book, Rural Life in England:
      An immense metropolis, like London, is calculated to make men selfish and uninteresting. … They present but the cold superficies of character—its rich and genial qualities have no time to be warmed into a flow.
  5. (law) A building intimately associated with the land on which it is built

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

superficies ?

  1. plural form of superficie

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

superficiēs f (genitive superficieī); fifth declension

  1. top, surface (upper side of a thing)
  2. building (as opposed to the land on which it is built)

InflectionEdit

Fifth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative superficiēs superficiēs
genitive superficiēī superficiērum
dative superficiēī superficiēbus
accusative superficiem superficiēs
ablative superficiē superficiēbus
vocative superficiēs superficiēs

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NounEdit

superficies f pl

  1. plural form of superficie