Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (sŭb′sûr′fəs, sŭb-sûr′-)
Of, relating to, or situated in an area beneath a surface, especially the surface of the earth or of a body of water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subsurface - beneath the surface; "subsurface materials of the moon"
overhead - located or originating from above; "an overhead crossing"
surface - on the surface; "surface materials of the moon"
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 28, 2017-Consolidated Tomoka declares sale of subsurface interests for USD2.
13 February 2017 - US-based oilfield services company Premier Oilfield Laboratories, LLC has acquired the assets of the ConocoPhillips Subsurface Laboratory located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the company said.
An integrated approach has been deployed to investigate lithology and petroleum system potential of the Chorgali Formation using surface outcrop and subsurface geophysical data at different locations of the Potwar Plateau.
The City Of Seattle Is Soliciting Bids For Geologic Subsurface Explorations In Three Remote Locations.
NASA teased a "surprising" announcement for Monday, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life.
Scientists exploring Earth's subsurface constantly need to know what is there or what is happening underground.
Surface and Subsurface Runoff Generation Processes in a Poorly Gauged Tropical Coastal Catchment: A Study From Nicaragua: Dissertation
Iranian military experts plan to mount 6 launchers for firing torpedoes and marine cruise missiles on the new submarine and equip the subsurface vessel with mine-laying capability.
Bentley Systems has rolled out its Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) software.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced the availability of Bentley's Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE).
Long-sought evidence of a subsurface ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus has finally solidified.
The government made significant changes in subsurface use regulations in 2012 and 2013, Economy Minister Temir Sariev said at the board meeting at the Ministry discussing the socio-economic development results for 2013.