Definition of Earth's surface

1. Noun. The outermost level of the land or sea. "Three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water"

Exact synonyms: Surface
Generic synonyms: Layer
Terms within: Body Of Water, Water, Gap, Opening
Specialized synonyms: Floor, Floor
Group relationships: Geosphere, Lithosphere
Derivative terms: Surface, Surficial



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Literary usage of Earth's surface

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Geology: Containing a Statement of the Principles of the Science by Ebenezer Emmons (1855)
"They dry the earth-s surface when wet. Sixty per cent of the rain which falls in the ... The earth-s surface is acted upon mainly, as I have already stated, ..."

2. On the Discovery of the Periodic Law: And on Relations Among the Atomic Weights by John A. R. Newlands (1884)
"If a list be made of the fourteen principal elements which occur on the earth-s surface (including the ocean and the atmosphere) in the largest quantities, ..."

3. Electricity and magnetism by Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin, Fleeming Jenkin (1878)
"According to Sir William Thomson the most probable distribution is analogous to that which would be produced if the earth-s surface generally were charged ..."

4. Electricity and Magnetism by Fleeming Jenkin (1881)
"According to Sir William Thomson the most probable distribution is analogous to that which would be produced if the earth-s surface generally were charged ..."

5. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio), Miami Conservancy District (Ohio (1917)
"... fundamental relations existing between the horizontal motions of the atmosphere upon the earth,s surface and the forces which control these motions, ..."

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