a seaport in S Gujarat, in W India: first British settlement in India 1612.
(formerly) a cotton fabric from the Surat area of India
a port in W India, in W Gujarat: a major port in the 17th century; textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 433 787 (2001)
noun, Architecture. 1. a molding above a base, as that immediately above a baseboard, the crowning molding of a pedestal, etc. noun 1. the uppermost part, such as a moulding, of a pedestal, base, or skirting Compare subbase
adjective, Architecture. 1. having a surbase. 2. depressed; flattened. 3. (of an arch) having a rise of less than half the span. adjective (architect) 1. having a surbase 2. (of an arch) having a rise of less than half the span
noun 1. drop arch (def 2).
verb (used without object), surceased, surceasing. 1. to cease from some action; desist. 2. to come to an end. verb (used with object), surceased, surceasing. 3. Archaic. to cease from; leave off. noun 4. cessation; end. noun 1. cessation or intermission verb 2. to desist from (some action) 3. to cease or cause to cease