- a surface; outer area
- the outward form or aspect
Origin of superficiesClassical Latin from super- (see super-) + facies, face
- The outer surface of an area or a body.
- External appearance or aspect.
Origin of superficiesLatin superficiēs super- super- faciēs face ; see face .
- (geometry) A two-dimensional magnitude that has length and breadth; especially such a surface that forms the boundary of a solid
- The area of a two-dimensional surface.
- The visible, external surface of a body
- The 'surface' (of something immaterial, esp. of the mind or soul)
- (law) A building intimately associated with the land on which it is built