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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to change surface chemical composition in order to facilitate molecular (chemical) attachment of adhesive to the surface
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.
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.
pressing into the first layer of non-metallic material an object comprising a surface so as to change surface properties of the first layer of non-metallic material in order to replicate at least one surface relief, said at least one surface relief forming part of the surface of the object.
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.