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  • v. Present participle of surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mining, the act of washing the ‘dirt’ on the surface of the ground for gold; gold-digging on the surface.
  • n. Wash-dirt or surface soil in which gold is supposed to be.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. emerging to the surface and becoming apparent

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