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Definition of surfacin'

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.

    Last edited on Nov 21 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 21 2011.

  • 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.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 30 2011.

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