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surface area

Definitions of surface area
  1. noun
    the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
    synonyms: area, expanse
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    acreage, land area
    an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming)
    footprint
    the area taken up by some object
    erasure
    a surface area where something has been erased
    blank space, place, space
    a blank area
    space
    one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff
    balk, baulk
    the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    plane section, section
    (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
    segment
    the area of a circle bounded by a chord and an arc of the circle
    margin
    the blank space that surrounds the text on a page
    indent, indentation, indention, indenture
    the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    cross section
    a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis
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    extent
    the distance or area or volume over which something extends
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