aflorar
intransitive verb
1. (to come to the surface) 
El agua del manantial afloró de la tierra y se fue corriendo por las rocas.The water from the spring rose to the surface of the earth and ran down the boulders.
Cuando se retiró la marea, afloraron las algas.When the tide receded, the seaweed rose to the surface.
2. (to show up) 
La ira de Paul solo afloraba en situaciones de estrés.Paul's anger would only surface in stressful situations.
3. (geology) 
En grandes extensiones de Illinois, afloran formaciones rocosas.Rock formations outcrop over wide areas of Illinois.
A lo largo de la costa, afloran areniscas silúricas.Silurian sandstone crops out along the coast.
aflorar
intransitive verb
1. (surgir) 
a. to (come to the) surface, to show 
aflorar a la superficieto come to the surface
2. (mineral) 
a. to outcrop 
aflorar
intransitive verb
(Geología) to crop out; outcrop; (surgir) to come to the surface; emerge;
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