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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surfacing(noun)

    emerging to the surface and becoming apparent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surfacing

    of Surface

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  1. Surfacing

    Surfacing is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan. Released on July 15, 1997, it was produced by McLachlan's frequent collaborator, Pierre Marchand. McLachlan set about writing Surfacing in 1996, after two and a half years touring for her previous album, 1994's Fumbling Towards Ecstasy. Mentally exhausted, she found it difficult to concentrate on her new album and took six months off in Vancouver. After that she completed the ten songs for the album and went to Marchand's Quebec studio to record. Surfacing was released in July 1997, coinciding with the start of McLachlan's Lilith Fair tour. The album was a commercial success worldwide, reached the top position on the Canadian RPM 100 Albums chart and number two on the US Billboard 200. Critical reviews were mixed; some of the more positive reviews praised the songwriting, while the album's detractors criticized it as banal and slow. The album spawned two Billboard Hot 100 top-five hits, "Adia" and "Angel", the top-15 hit "Building a Mystery", and the top-30 hit "Sweet Surrender". A radio-only song, "I Love You", was released in 2000. The album won four Juno Awards including for Album of the Year. "Building a Mystery" snatched the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, while the instrumental-only song "Last Dance" won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surfacing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surfacing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Cannon Lambert:

    The family's confidence is shaken by the continued discrepancies that are surfacing.

  2. Vanessa Pappas:

    I think if we do a good job surfacing creators and brands to one another then that's winning for us.

  3. David Graff:

    We really want to prevent bad information... from surfacing in a feature like autocomplete.

  4. Mark Baldassare:

    More people are getting nervous about the direction of the economy, that's a big change. That speaks to some combination of political and economic uncertainty really surfacing -- and that has impacts on what choices people make when they go to the ballot. They tend to feel more negative about incumbents and officeholders, because they feel like,' Why aren't they doing something about this ?' They're going to be looking for some message of hope or a plan for what they're going to do if things get worse.

  5. Doug Chan:

    It's a sad commentary that I think many of the same narrative threads are surfacing, unfortunately Americans when facing adversity, whether it's competition from a nation-state or in this case a virus, it's the disturbing American tendency to racialize the adversity very quickly, and we're seeing manifestations of that.

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