to put a new surface on
- to come to the surface again
- to reappear or become known again after a period of absence or obscurity: after years in retirement, he resurfaced in TV commercials
verbre·sur·faced, re·sur·fac·ing, re·sur·fac·es
To cover with a new surface: resurfacing a road; resurfaced the floor.
To come to the surface again; reappear: The rumor has resurfaced.
(third-person singular simple present resurfaces, present participle resurfacing, simple past and past participle resurfaced)
- (intransitive) To come once again to the surface
- His body finally resurfaced after three years underwater.
- To provide a new surface, to replace or remodel the surface of something, or to restore a surface. To put a new coating or finish on a surface.
- A zamboni is a big machine that resurfaces ice at a rink so it is smooth as glass for the skaters.
- (intransitive) To arise or become evident again. To re-occur or reappear.
- (rare) To make something reappear.
- (of a person): To come out of hiding or obscurity.
re- +"Ž surface