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n. pl. superficies
1. The outer surface of an area or a body.
2. External appearance or aspect.
[Latin superficiēs : super-, super- + faciēs, face; see face.]
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n, pl -cies
1. (Mathematics) a surface or outer face
2. the outward form of a thing
[C16: from Latin: upper side, from super- + faciēs face]
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su•per•fi•ci•es(ˌsu pərˈfɪʃ iˌiz, -ˈfɪʃ iz)
n., pl. -ci•es.
1. the surface or outside of a thing.
2. the outward appearance, esp. as distinguished from the inner nature.
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|Noun||1.||superficies - the purely external aspect of a thing; superficial appearance; "the audience was held by the substance of the play rather than by the superficies of the production"-R.W.Speaight|
|2.||superficies - outer surface of an area or a body|
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
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