change surface


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Verb1.change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
level off, level - become level or even; "The ground levelled off"
crust - form a crust or form into a crust; "The bread crusted in the oven"
warp, buckle, heave - bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
curl, kink, curve - form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
unfurl, unroll - unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state; "unfurl a banner"
wrap up, roll up - form a cylinder by rolling; "roll up a banner"
marbleise, marbleize - make something look like marble; "marbleize the fireplace"
smooth, smoothen - make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
roughen - make rough or rougher; "roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other"
fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
even, even out, level, flush - make level or straight; "level the ground"
tease - raise the nap of (fabrics)
imprint, impress - mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
blob, fleck, blot, spot - make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
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I was struggling after the US Open with my game, with my confi-dence, so my goal was to play well here, to find my game and my confi-dence and then change surface.
It took him maybe like one hour, or one day maximum, to change surface.
The past nominated fixtures include the Lumishore Colour Change Surface Mounted Fixtures, Super Yacht fixtures, Thru-Hull and surface mounted LED fixtures.
Since proteins are charged molecules such properties will change surface energetic to influence protein interactions that mediate cell adhesion.
This interaction of high energetic ion with medium may change surface structural properties of PVDF films.
The same glaze fired for eight hours may change surface color when fired for 12.
Also on display were ink printers for wood panels, which eliminate the need to change surface rollers.
This culminated in the 2000 launch of Pro-tect, a simple and convenient colour change surface hygiene test.
Arrem says it can change surface finish and appearance by boosting air pressure while forming at lower-than-normal temperature.
The exclusive interactive rendering component, PIXIE, allows users to change surface textures, colors and patterns in a rendered image, while maintaining the true raytraced qualities of reflection, refraction, translucency and transparency within a fraction of the original processing time.
The purpose of the original project was to change surface water drainage patters on the CCWF to rehydrate wetlands in the eastern portion of the CCWF which were affected by ground water withdrawal, and to help reduce nuisance flooding in two nearby residential developments.
has pioneered and developed a proprietary, very low power technology that can be used to indefinitely change surface colours.