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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sub- +‎ surface

NounEdit

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 support it.
  2. (countable, mathematics) A surface which is a submanifold of another surface.

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subsurface ‎(not comparable)

  1. below the surface
    variations in subsurface conditions

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sub- +‎ surfaco +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sub.sur.ˈfa.t͡se/

AdverbEdit

subsurface

  1. subsurfacely, below the surface

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