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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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superficies f

  1. plural of superficie

InterlinguaEdit

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superficies

  1. plural of superficie

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From super + faciēs.

PronunciationEdit

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superficiēs f (genitive superficiēī); fifth declension

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

DeclensionEdit

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative superficiēs superficiēs
Genitive superficiēī superficiērum
Dative superficiēī superficiēbus
Accusative superficiem superficiēs
Ablative superficiē superficiēbus
Vocative superficiēs superficiēs

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superficies f pl

  1. plural of superficie