aboveground
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "above ground."
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not underground)
a. sobre la superficie
There are only three aboveground levels in the parking garage, and the rest are underground.El parqueo solamente tiene tres plantas sobre la superficie y las demás están bajo tierra.
b. desmontable (pool)
We don't know how long we're going to live here yet, so we settled for an aboveground pool.Todavía no sabemos cuánto tiempo vamos a vivir aquí, así nos conformamos con una piscina desmontable.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (not underground)
a. en superficie
The N and W trains run aboveground once they get to Queens.Las líneas N y W van en superficie una vez que llegan a Queens.
b. en la superficie
Unlike onions and garlic, tomatoes grow aboveground.A diferencia de las cebollas y el ajo, los tomates crecen en la superficie.
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