In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(parte expuesta, aparente)surfacela superficie terrestre — the earth's surface
- salió a la superficie — it came to the surface / it surfaced
- su estudio se queda en la superficie del problema — his study merely scratches the surface of the problem
- extender la masa sobre una superficie enharinada — roll out the pastry on a floured surface
(área)areala superficie del triángulo — the area of the triangle
- suficiente para pintar una superficie de diez metros cuadrados — enough to paint a surface area of ten square meters
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