subsurface

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

AdjectiveEdit

subsurface (not comparable)

  1. below the surface
    variations in subsurface conditions

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sub.sur.ˈfa.t͡se/

AdverbEdit

subsurface

  1. subsurfacely, below the surface

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 16:35