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Surface area   /sˈərfəs ˈɛriə/   Listen
Surface area

noun
1.
The extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary.  Synonyms: area, expanse.  "It was about 500 square feet in area"






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"Surface area" Quotes from Famous Books



... a surface area one-half that of France, has but a quarter of the extent of the good roads. They are of variable quality, but good on the main lines of travel. In the ancient kingdom of Sardinia will be found the best, but ...
— The Automobilist Abroad • M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

... precaution, believe me; and they also add considerably to the cubical contents of the water- chambers, with which they communicate, which will help to sink the ship to the bottom. Lastly, there is the propeller, the only peculiarities of which are its great diameter—fifty feet—its enormous surface area, and the fact that it is attached to the hull in such a way as to admit of its being turned freely in any direction, thus dispensing with all necessity ...
— The Log of the Flying Fish - A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure • Harry Collingwood



Words linked to "Surface area" :   balk, place, blank space, land area, baulk, plane section, footprint, acreage, erasure, section, extent, space



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