IEVref: 102-04-31 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: surface Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: set of points of a three-dimensional point space, the position vector of which is a continuous function f of the pairs of real numbers u and v in some region U $r=f\left(u,v\right)$ where $\left(u,v\right)\in \text{U}\subseteq {R}^{\text{2}}$Note 1 to entry: A surface can also be generated by a family of curves dependent on one parameter or, in a three-dimensional space, be defined algebraically by the equation $f\left(x,\text{}y,\text{}z\right)=0$. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: