The unit or standard by which we estimate extension, whether of length, superficies, or volume.
The valuation of his house at Rome (superficies aedium) was fixed at HS.
The Seltzer Town mound contains a superficies of eight acres on its summit.
More than half of this superficies is comprised in the main island.
If A be really a proprium of superficies, it cannot be also proprium of body.
A superficies is that which professes to have principle, but has no consistency.
The superficies of the island is estimated at somewhat less than two millions and a quarter of English acres.
They therefore greatly exceed in superficies the mass of the European lands, estimated at about 490,000 square leagues.
The sphere of mathematics requires to be circumscribed by a superficies equidistant at all points from the centre.
That as is superficies non orbis Terr, so it was not a known personification at the time of Homer.
superficies su·per·fi·cies (sōō'pər-fĭsh'ēz, -fĭsh'ē-ēz')
n. pl. superficies
The outer surface of an area or a body.
External appearance or aspect.