subsurface

[ suhb-sur-fuh s, suhb-sur- ]
/ sʌbˈsɜr fəs, ˈsʌbˌsɜr- /
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adjective

below the surface, especially of a body of water.

Nearby words

  1. substruction,
  2. substructure,
  3. subsulfate,
  4. subsume,
  5. subsumption,
  6. subsystem,
  7. subtangent,
  8. subteen,
  9. subtemperate,
  10. subtenant

Origin of subsurface

First recorded in 1770–80; sub- + surface

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