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surfacing

[ sur-fuh-sing ]
/ ˈsɜr fə sɪŋ /
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noun

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

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Origin of surfacing

First recorded in 1855–60; surface + -ing1
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