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Definition 1: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where surface area or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the area of a rectangle
  • it was about 500 square feet in area

Synonyms for surface area in the sense of this definition

(surface area is a kind of ...) the distance or area or volume over which something extends

"the vast extent of the desert" "an orchard of considerable extent"

(... is a kind of surface area ) an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming)

"he wanted some acreage to build on"

(... is a kind of surface area ) the area taken up by some object

"the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"

(... is a kind of surface area ) a surface area where something has been erased

"another word had been written over the erasure"

(... is a kind of surface area ) a blank area

"write your name in the space provided"

(... is a kind of surface area ) one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff

"the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

(... is a kind of surface area ) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline

"a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"

(... is a kind of surface area ) (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

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