Definition of Superficies

1. Noun. The purely external aspect of a thing; superficial appearance. "The audience was held by the substance of the play rather than by the superficies of the production"

Generic synonyms: Appearance, Visual Aspect
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Derivative terms: Superficial



2. Noun. Outer surface of an area or a body.
Generic synonyms: Surface
Derivative terms: Superficial

Definition of Superficies

1. n. The surface; the exterior part, superficial area, or face of a thing.

Definition of Superficies

1. Noun. (geometry) A two-dimensional magnitude that has length and breadth; especially such a surface that forms the boundary of a solid ¹

2. Noun. The area of a two-dimensional surface. ¹

3. Noun. The visible, external surface of a body ¹

4. Noun. (legal) A building intimately associated with the land on which it is built ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superficies

1. [n SUPERFICIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superficies

superficialises
superficialising
superficialist
superficialists
superficialities
superficiality
superficialize
superficialized
superficializes
superficializing
superficially
superficialness
superficials
superficiaries
superficiary
superficies (current term)
superfield
superfields
superfilter
superfine
superfinely
superfineness
superfinical
superfirm
superfirms
superfit
superfitness
superfix
superfixes
superflack

Literary usage of Superficies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid with a by John Playfair, Euclid (1855)
"The boundary of a superficies is called a line ; or a iine is the common boundary of two superficies that are contiguous, or it is that which divides one ..."

2. The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago by Robert Simson, Euclid (1838)
"It cannot be a part of the thickness of the solid BM; because, if this solid be removed from the solid AG, the superficies BCGF, the boundary of the solid ..."

3. The Institutes: A Textbook of the History and System of Roman Private Law by Rudolf Sohm, Bernhard Erwin Grüber (1907)
"superficies. superficies stands to houses in the same relation as ... superficies, in Roman law, is a perpetual lease of building land, subject to the ..."

4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1859)
"superficies is anything which is placed upon the ground, so as to become attached to it. The most common case of superficies is that of buildings erected on ..."

5. Rohault's System of Natural Philosophy: Illustrated with Dr. Samuel Clarke's by Jacques Rohault (1735)
"But if the Candle be placed before the plain superficies, the Images reflected from each superficies will be erect, bat that from the further one, ..."

6. The Institutes: A Textbook of the History and System of Roman Private Law by Rudolf Sohm, Bernhard Erwin Grüber (1907)
"superficies. superficies stands to houses in the same relation as emphyteusis to ... superficies, in Roman la\v, is a perpetual lease of building land, ..."

7. The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education. Wherein the First by Robert Dodsley, Samuel Johnson (1758)
"Fit- 7- According to Geometricians, as the Line is a Production of the Point, fo the superficies is a Production of the Line. ..."

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