View synonyms for surfacing


[ sur-fuh-sing ]


  1. the action or process of giving a finished surface to something.
  2. the material with which something is surfaced.
  3. the act or an instance of rising to the surface of a body of water.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of surfacing1

First recorded in 1855–60; surface + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

We suspected that if Google is going to be working on surfacing pages that do a good job in terms of “needs met” and that this meant they were leaning heavily on Natural Language Processing, and in particular BERT, in order to understand language.

Los Angeles had been on edge all day with memories of the Rodney King and Watts riots surfacing.

There was, for instance, news surfacing in the last week of October that 10 supporters of Jang Song Thaek were executed.

And world affairs are no comfort either, with Ebola surfacing as the latest scary thing.

“Rumors that Eller was heading to Variety began surfacing in January,” wrote Finke.

Cast members of seminal TV show Twin Peaks have been surfacing in music videos lately.

There must also be change wheels, studs and quadrant plates, self-acting feed for surfacing and cross slide, and clamping nuts.

Set him to work at surfacing off a pair of disks or plates, say one and a half inches in diameter, sop.

The lower sides or bottoms of the holes are washed with pink clay, the same material used for surfacing the interior walls.

A mud-spattered car came around the bend in the road and headed at Val, going a good pace for the dirt surfacing.

To summarize the features of surfacing varnish, note: First.


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