Definition of 'surface area'
Example sentences containing 'surface area'
They take up a large amount of surface area.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The skin has the largest surface area of all the organs of the human body.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The smaller the animal the faster it sheds heat through its skin, because the body mass is small and the surface area large in proportion to it.The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)
Don't cut up food too small - this increases vitamin losses since a larger surface area is exposed to air and light.The Vitamin Fact Finder (1987)
It will not stop pollen reaching the eyes, but the nose has a far larger surface area than the eyes, making it a bigger target for pollen.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Definition of surface area from the Collins English Dictionary
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