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surfacing 

The combined processes of roughing, smoothing and polishing of a lens surface to a given curvature. See cerium oxide; blocking; lens blank; finished lens; moulding; rouge.
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Tim Norman, ICEM director of field operations, sees a move toward greater use of surfacing software among automakers.
The Ford Thunderbird a one of the many halo vehicles (like the Audi TI and the Valkswagen New Beetle] that had all of their aesthetic surfacing done with ICEM Surf.