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subsurface

[suhb-sur-fuh s, suhb-sur-] /sʌbˈsɜr fəs, ˈsʌbˌsɜr-/
adjective
1.
below the surface, especially of a body of water.
Origin of subsurface
1770-1780
First recorded in 1770-80; sub- + surface
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sub-surface

noun
1.
the layer just below the surface of water, the earth, etc
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