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  • 1 Beneath the Surface — Infobox Album Name = Beneath the Surface Type = Album Artist = GZA Released = June 29 1999 Recorded = 1998–1999 Genre = Hip hop Length = 46:00 Label = MCA Producer = GZA Arabian Knight RZA John the Baptist Inspectah Deck Mathematics Reviews =… …

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  • 2 Scratch the Surface — Infobox Album Name = Scratch the Surface Type = Album Artist = Sick of It All Released = October 18, 1994 Recorded = 1994 at Normandy Sound, Warren, Rhode Island Genre = Hardcore punk Length = 38:20 Label = Eastwest Records Producer = Sick Of It… …

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  • 3 scratch the surface — {v. phr.} To learn or understand very little about something. Usually used with a limiting adverb (as only , hardly ). * /We thought we understood Africa but when we made a trip there we found we had only scratched the surface./ * /High school… …

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  • 4 scratch the surface — {v. phr.} To learn or understand very little about something. Usually used with a limiting adverb (as only , hardly ). * /We thought we understood Africa but when we made a trip there we found we had only scratched the surface./ * /High school… …

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  • 5 Under the Surface — Infobox Album | | Name = Under the Surface Type = Album Artist = Marit Larsen Released = March 2006 Recorded = 2005 Genre = Pop/Folk/Rock Length = 37:02 Label = EMI Producer = Kåre Vestrheim Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …

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  • 6 skim the surface — {v. phr.} To do something very superficially. * /He seems knowledgeable in many different areas but his familiarity is very superficial, since he only skims the surface of everything he touches./ …

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  • 7 skim the surface — {v. phr.} To do something very superficially. * /He seems knowledgeable in many different areas but his familiarity is very superficial, since he only skims the surface of everything he touches./ …

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  • 8 scratch the surface — phrasal to make a modest effort or start …

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  • 9 on the surface — phrasal to all outward appearances …

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  • 10 Animal locomotion on the surface layer of water — Animal locomotion on the surface layer is the study of animal locomotion in the case of small animals that live on the surface layer of water, relying on surface tension to stay afloat.There are two means of walking on water; the regime… …

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  • 11 Surface science — is the study of physical and chemical phenomena that occur at the interface of two phases, including solid liquid interfaces, solid gas interfaces, solid vacuum interfaces, and liquid gas interfaces. It includes the fields of surface chemistry… …

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  • 12 Surface Warfare insignia — The Surface Warfare Insignia is a military badge of the United States Navy which is issued to those Naval personnel who are trained and qualified to perform duties aboard United States surface warships. The Surface Warfare Pin was first proposed… …

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  • 13 Surface gravity — The surface gravity, g , of an astronomical or other object is the gravitational acceleration experienced at its surface. The surface gravity may be thought of as the acceleration due to gravity experienced by a hypothetical test particle which… …

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  • 14 Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy — Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, or Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering, often abbreviated SERS, is a surface sensitive technique that results in the enhancement of Raman scattering by molecules adsorbed on rough metal surfaces. The enhancement …

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  • 15 Surface-mount technology — (SMT) is a method for constructing electronic circuits in which the components (SMC, or Surface Mounted Components) are mounted directly onto the surface of printed circuit boards (PCBs). Electronic devices so made are called surface mount… …

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  • 16 Surface plasmon resonance — The excitation of surface plasmons by light is denoted as a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) for planar surfaces or localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) for nanometer sized metallic structures.This phenomenon is the basis of many standard… …

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  • 17 Surface charge — is the electric charge present at an interface, for instance on the surface of a semiconductor material, or for example, on the surface of a protein in water.There are multiple factors generating surface charge. First of all, surface charge… …

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  • 18 Surface area — is the measure of how much exposed area an object has. It is expressed in square units. If an object has flat faces, its surface area can be calculated by adding together the areas of its faces. Even objects with smooth surfaces, such as spheres …

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  • 19 Surface mining — is a type of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit are removed. It is the opposite of underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral removed through shafts or tunnels. Surface mining is… …

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  • 20 Surface — Sur face , n. [F. See {Sur }, and {Face}, and cf. {Superficial}.] 1. The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth; the …

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