Definition of work surface in English:

work surface

noun

  • another term for countertop
    • ‘Take the ball of dough out from the fridge, lightly flour a clean work surface, and use a rolling pin to roll the dough out in a circle slightly larger than the pan.’
    • ‘An outdoor picnic table provides an excellent work surface to indulge in a bit of pumpkin fun.’
    • ‘The height of the window ledge was based on the height of the largest item on the work surface, which is the computer monitor.’
    • ‘‘This is what I needed to show you’ Edward said as he circled around the machine to where a sole book lay on a work surface.’
    • ‘To make matters worse, the matcutting table was so small that the matcutter had to be moved in order to use the table as a work surface.’
    • ‘She is standing in the kitchen, with a cluttered work surface behind her.’
    • ‘Try as I might to hide my emotions, it was tough not to be aghast at the scratching so close to my work surface.’
    • ‘Take several more sheets and crinkle them up, as tight or loose as you like, and scrunch them up next to each other on your work surface.’
    • ‘Line a flat work surface with parchment and lay out a dozen crepes.’
    • ‘This variation, shown at left, turns the overhang area into a work surface with water drainage.’
    • ‘Your work surface should be large enough to accommodate computer equipment and work materials’
    • ‘Turn the dough out onto a clean work surface and knead by hand for 2 or 3 minutes longer.’
    • ‘Prepare a clean work surface (cutting board or counter top) by dusting it with flour.’
    • ‘The back of the passenger seat folds flat to provide a useful work surface.’
    • ‘You will also be asked for a template of the sink and tap by the company supplying your work surface.’
    • ‘Lay a piece of waxed paper on a flat work surface or chopping board.’
    • ‘As Brad wiped the work surface in the kitchen he heard the front door close.’
    • ‘Her potting bench, attached to one end of the shed, offers additional tool storage plus a convenient work surface.’
    • ‘Use a piece of wax paper larger than the tablets as your work surface.’
    • ‘I felt just a little miffed that it was deemed to be my fault that they were still on the kitchen work surface.’

Pronunciation:

work surface

/ˈwərk ˌsərfəs/