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fac·ing

 (fā′sĭng)
n.
1.
a. A piece of material sewn to the edge of a garment, such as a dress or coat, as lining or decoration.
b. Material used for such a lining or decoration.
2. An outer layer or coating applied to a surface for protection or decoration.

facing

(ˈfeɪsɪŋ)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a piece of material used esp to conceal the seam of a garment and prevent fraying
2. (Military) (usually plural) a piece of additional cloth, esp in a different colour, on the collar, cuffs, etc, of the jacket of a military uniform, formerly used to denote the regiment
3. (Building) an outer layer or coat of material applied to the surface of a wall
4. (Marketing) marketing an area of retail shelf space

fac•ing

(ˈfeɪ sɪŋ)

n.
1. a covering in front, as an outer layer of stone on a brick wall.
2. a lining applied along an edge of a garment for ornament or strengthening and sometimes turned outward, as on a cuff.
3. facings, coverings of a different color applied on the collar, cuffs, etc., of a military coat.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.facing - a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
collar, neckband - a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
cuff, turnup - the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
lining, liner - a protective covering that protects an inside surface
2.facing - an ornamental coating to a building
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
3.facing - a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
revetement, stone facing, revetment - a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
4.facing - providing something with a surface of a different material
application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
babbitting - lining a surface or bearing with Babbitt metal

facing

adjective opposite, fronting, partnering The facing page gives a number of questions for you to answer.
Translations
مواجِه
naproti
ligge over for
vera/standa andspænis/andstætt

facing

[ˈfeɪsɪŋ]
A. PREPde cara a, frente a
B. ADJopuesto, de enfrente
the houses facinglas casas de enfrente
on the facing pageen la página opuesta or de enfrente
C. N (Archit) → paramento m, revestimiento m (Sew) → guarnición f facings (Sew) → vueltas fpl

facing

[ˈfeɪsɪŋ] n
[wall, building] → revêtement m
[garment] → revers m

facing

n
(on wall) → Verblendung f, → Verkleidung f
(Sew) → Besatz m
adj on the facing pageauf der gegenüberliegenden Seite

facing

[ˈfeɪsɪŋ] n (Constr) (of wall) → rivestimento (Sewing) → passafino

face

(feis) noun
1. the front part of the head, from forehead to chin. a beautiful face.
2. a surface especially the front surface. a rock face.
3. in mining, the end of a tunnel etc where work is being done. a coal face.
verb
1. to be opposite to. My house faces the park.
2. to turn, stand etc in the direction of. She faced him across the desk.
3. to meet or accept boldly. to face one's fate.
-faced adjective
having a face of a certain kind. a baby-faced man.
facial (ˈfeiʃəl) adjective
of the face. facial expressions.
facing preposition
opposite. The hotel is facing the church.
facecloth noun
(American washcloth) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
ˈfacelift noun
1. an operation to smooth and firm the face. She has had a facelift.
2. a process intended to make a building etc look better. This village will be given a facelift.
ˈface-powder noun
a type of make-up in the form of a fine powder. She put on face-powder to stop her nose shining.
ˈface-saving adjective
of something which helps a person not to look stupid or not to appear to be giving in. He agreed to everything we asked and as a face-saving exercise we offered to consult him occasionally.
face value
the value stated on the face of a coin etc. Some old coins are now worth a great deal more than their face value.
at face value
as being as valuable etc as it appears. You must take this offer at face value.
face the music
to accept punishment or responsibility for something one has done. The child had to face the music after being rude to the teacher.
face to face
in person; in the actual presence of one another. I'd like to meet him face to face some day – I've heard so much about him.
face up to
to meet or accept boldly. She faced up to her difficult situation.
in the face of
having to deal with and in spite of. She succeeded in the face of great difficulties.
lose face
to suffer a loss of respect or reputation. You will really lose face if you are defeated.
make/pull a face
to twist one's face into a strange expression. She pulled faces at the baby to make it laugh.
on the face of it
as it appears at first glance, usually deceptively. On the face of it, the problem was easy.
put a good face on it
to give the appearance of being satisfied etc with something when one is not. Now it's done we'll have to put a good face on it.
save one's face
to avoid appearing stupid or wrong. I refuse to accept the reponsibility for that error just to save your face – it's your fault.

fac·ing

n. [dental] revestimiento.
References in classic literature ?
I'll try and be what he loves to call me, `a little woman' and not be rough and wild, but do my duty here instead of wanting to be somewhere else," said Jo, thinking that keeping her temper at home was a much harder task than facing a rebel or two down South.
When they reached the cottage, the two seated themselves with some appearance of fatigue upon the upper step of the porch, facing each other, each leaning against a supporting post.
Then, facing the applicant, he regarded him a moment with deep attention; after which he said, in a low and reluctant voice:
Nevertheless, after a moment's pause, they deliberately turned again, and, facing each other with frightful calmness, left the room by purposeless and deliberate exits other than those they had contemplated--a crushing abnegation of self, that, to some extent, relieved their surcharged feelings.
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
Grose herself for, the pleasure I could see her feel in my admiration and wonder as I sat at supper with four tall candles and with my pupil, in a high chair and a bib, brightly facing me, between them, over bread and milk.
In Saint Stylites, the famous Christian hermit of old times, who built him a lofty stone pillar in the desert and spent the whole latter portion of his life on its summit, hoisting his food from the ground with a tackle; in him we have a remarkable instance of a dauntless stander-of-mast-heads; who was not to be driven from his place by fogs or frosts, rain, hail, or sleet; but valiantly facing everything out to the last, literally died at his post.
Does not this whole head seem to speak of an enormous practical resolution in facing death?