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Etymology 1 edit

surface; exterior; to watch
surface; exterior; to watch; to show; express; an example; a list or table; a meter; a watch; chart; external
face; side; surface
face; side; surface; aspect; top
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation edit

Note: biao2 mêng7 - Jieyang.

Noun edit


  1. surface; face; external appearance
    表面光澤表面光泽  ―  biǎomiàn guāngzé  ―  lustrous surface
    表面微生物  ―  biǎomiàn wēishēngwù  ―  surface microorganism
  2. the superficial aspect; the surface (of a problem)
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Sino-Xenic (表面):

Etymology 2 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 錶面 (“watch face”).
(This term, 表面, is the simplified form of 錶面).

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3
Grade: 3

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(ひょう)(めん) (hyōmen

  1. surface, face

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

表面 (pyomyeon) (hangeul 표면)

  1. Hanja form? of 표면 (surface, face).