how to pronounce subsurface


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subsurface is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of subsurface in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… heating of oceans by subsurface vents or …”

meanings of subsurface


  1. A surface which is a submanifold of another surface.
  2. Something that is below the layer that is on the surface.


  1. Below the surface.

subsurface frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word subsurface occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics subsurface can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that subsurface can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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