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  • 1 Facing — Fa cing, n. 1. A covering in front, for ornament or other purpose; an exterior covering or sheathing; as, the facing of an earthen slope, sea wall, etc., to strengthen it or to protect or adorn the exposed surface. [1913 Webster] 2. A lining… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Facing — Facing. См. Поперечная обточка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 3 facing — index opposite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 facing — c.1400, disfiguring, from FACE (Cf. face) (n.). Meaning defiance is from 1520s; that of front of a garment is 1560s; coating is from 1580s; “front or outer part of a wall, building, etc., is from 1823 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 facing — ► NOUN 1) a piece of material attached to the edge of a garment at the neck, armhole, etc. and turned inside, used to strengthen the edge. 2) an outer layer covering the surface of a wall. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ positioned so as to face …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 facing — [fās′iŋ] n. 1. a lining, often decorative, sewn on the inside edge of a garment or on a part that is turned back, as a collar 2. any material used for this 3. a covering of contrasting material to decorate or protect a building, brick wall, etc.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 facing — See clutch facing hinge facing lock facing …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 8 Facing — Face Face (f[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Faced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Facing}.] 1. To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 facing — [[t]fe͟ɪsɪŋ[/t]] facings 1) N UNCOUNT Facing is fabric which is stitched inside the edges of a piece of clothing in order to make them look neat and strengthen them. 2) N PLURAL The facings of a garment such as a jacket or coat are the parts… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 facing — UK [ˈfeɪsɪŋ] / US noun Word forms facing : singular facing plural facings 1) [countable/uncountable] an outside layer on a wall or building that is intended to make it look more attractive 2) [countable/uncountable] cloth fastened to the inside… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 facing — noun Date: 1566 1. a. a lining at the edge especially of a garment b. plural the collar, cuffs, and trimmings of a uniform coat 2. an ornamental or protective layer 3. material for facing …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 facing — noun Facing is used before these nouns: ↑page …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 Facing — Fa|cing [ feisiŋ] das; s <aus engl. facing »(Wand)verkleidung, Einfassung« zu face »Gesicht«, dies aus fr. face (vgl. ↑Face)> sichtbare Fläche eines ↑Artikels im Regal …

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  • 14 facing — hard metal facing …

    Mechanics glossary

  • 15 facing — noun 1) green velvet facings Syn: covering, trimming, lining, interfacing 2) brick facing on a concrete core Syn: siding, facade, cladding, veneer, skin, surface, front, coating …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 facing — /fay sing/, n. 1. a covering in front, for ornament, protection, etc., as an outer layer of stone on a brick wall. 2. a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornament or strengthening. 3. material turned outward or inward, as a cuff or hem …

    Universalium

  • 17 facing — 1. adjective /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/ diverging in the direction of travel. Ant: trailing 2. noun /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/ The most external portion of exterior siding …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 facing — A tooth colored material (usually plastic or porcelain) used to hide the buccal or labial surface of a metal crown to give the outward appearance of a natural tooth. * * * fac·ing fā siŋ n a front of porcelain or plastic used i …

    Medical dictionary

  • 19 Facing — Облицовка; Отделка; Наружное покрытие; Внешний слой …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 20 facing — Synonyms and related words: across, against, antipodal, antithetic, bush, bushing, coat, coating, confronting, contra, contrapositive, converse, doubling, doublure, enamel, eyeball to eyeball, facade, filler, filling, film, forward, forwards,… …

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