the surface upon which an image or a set of points is projected.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a surface formed by revolving a plane curve about a given line.
noun 1. Machinery. a flat plate used by machinists for testing surfaces that are to be made perfectly flat. surface plate noun 1. another name for faceplate (sense 2)
[sur-fis-prin-ting] /ˈsɜr fɪsˌprɪn tɪŋ/ noun 1. planography.
[sur-fis-rahy-puh nd] /ˈsɜr fɪsˈraɪ pənd/ adjective 1. (of cheese) ripened on the surface by molds or other microorganisms.