The definition of a surface is the outer face or side of something.(noun)
An example of surface is the hardwood covering of a table.
Surface means relating to the outer or superficial characteristics, or carrying something on land or sea.(adjective)
Surface is defined as to cause to appear, to come to the top or to finish the outer part of something.(verb)
See surface in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < sur- (see sur-) + face, face, based on L superficies
See surface in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: : sur-, above (from Old French; see sur-)
Origin: + face, face (from Old French; see face).
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