Surface is a two-dimensional submanifold of three-dimensional Euclidean space.

Formally, a surface is two-dimensional topological manifold. Some examples of surfaces are the plane, the cylinder, the sphere, and the graph of a real-valued function of two variables.

More generally, the term "hypersurface" can be used to denote an (n-1)-dimensional submanifold of an n-dimensional manifold.

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