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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IANS | New York Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change colour by end of 21st century leading our blue planet to look visibly altered, finds a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
But marketing, sales, and advertising deal with concepts; sometimes it is an orchestrated campaign to change surface appearance without transforming the entire product or process.
This sequence of wear activities appears to absolutely change surface features of the PMMA samples and ultimately skid-resistance properties.
Surface plasma treatment is an interesting way to change surface properties of many kinds of material: metals [1-3], polymers [4-6], and wood [7-9].
"It's totally Andy's decision but it would be hard for him to change surface," added Henman.
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. I'm sure he can take a few days off and find a way how to play well on clay.
It's easier when you change surface. That definitely helps.
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.