Surface Sur"face, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surfaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surfacing}.] 1. To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain. [1913 Webster]

2. To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting for gold. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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