- to give a new surface to.
- to come to the surface again.
Origin of resurface
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Examples from the Web for resurfaced
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Due to rising global anti-Semitism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Golem had resurfaced in popular Jewish culture.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero
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In April, two Austrian girls, aged 15 and 16, went missing in Vienna and resurfaced in Syria.The ISIS Online Campaign Luring Western Girls to Jihad
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But in 2012 Costner resurfaced on the History Channel in Hatfieds & McCoys.Are We in the Midst of a Kevin Costner Comeback?
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Turning shoreward she dived and resurfaced approximately 300 feet in the opposite direction from which she was being pursued.
This erasing was done with a knife or pumice stone and when resurfaced by rubbing the vellum could be readily used a second time.Books Before Typography
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Subsequently, when the road was resurfaced with limestone, which was much softer than the trap, it became excellent.The Future of Road-making in America
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- (intr) to arise or occur againthe problem resurfaced
- (intr) to rise or cause to rise again to the surface
- (tr) to supply (something) with a new surface
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Word Origin and History for resurfaced
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