Definition of surface
verb - transitive
- in a computing user interface, to present something to the user. Often used in reference to settings.
We should really surface the 'turn off all email notices' setting in the user profile.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
- to present openly.
Citation from Complete Idiot's Guide to A Career in Computer Programming, Jesse Liberty, 1999 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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