facepiece

noun

Definition of facepiece

1a : the part of an overcheck that connects the bit with the cavesson and overcheck rein
b : an ornamental harness brass placed pendant from the cavesson
2 : the part of a gas mask or other respirator that fits over the face and is provided with eyepieces and a breathing device

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“Facepiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facepiece. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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