resurface

[ree-sur-fis]
verb (used with object), resurfaced, resurfacing.
1.
to give a new surface to.
verb (used without object), resurfaced, resurfacing.
2.
to come to the surface again.

Origin:
1885–90; re- + surface

resurfacer, noun
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resurface (riːˈsɜːfɪs)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to arise or occur again: the problem resurfaced
2.  (intr) to rise or cause to rise again to the surface
3.  (tr) to supply (something) with a new surface

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resurface
1886, "to provide with a fresh surface," from re- "back, again" + surface (q.v.). Meaning "to come to the surface again" is recorded from 1953.
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Example sentences for resurfaced
Two years later, while still retaining his teaching career, he resurfaced as a composer.
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