Definition of facing
1a : a lining at the edge especially of a garmentb facings plural : the collar, cuffs, and trimmings of a uniform coat
2 : an ornamental or protective layer
3 : material for facing
Examples of facing in a Sentence
a house with brick facing
a suit with red facings at the collar and the cuffs
Recent Examples of facing from the Web
Happ had limited the Yankees to an infield single by Gary Sanchez in the first inning before Aaron Judge, leading off the fourth, launched a low-altitude missile that dented the facing of the terrace beyond the left-center-field fence.
Moore sent a towering drive that peaked at 119 feet before smacking off the facing of the second deck in left.
In other words, the aluminum facings fall off, leaving the flammable plastic core exposed.
Classes were held at 7 and 8 a.m., and the goats mostly wandered about and nibbled on corn while their human counterparts performed poses such as downward facing dog.
Correa, who had three hits and three RBIs, got the Astros going in the first inning with a shot that slammed off the facing of the second deck in left field.
The south-facing, two-acre home sites sit on a hillside bench overlooking a meadow and the river valley.
These facings and crossbars may be of velvet of the color distinctive of the disciplines to which the degree pertains, thus agreeing in color with the binding or edging of the hood appropriate to the particular doctor’s degree in every instance.
Josh Reddick homered off the facing of the right field second deck a pitch after Springer's first homer.
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First Known Use of facing
FACING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of facing for English Language Learners
: a layer of material that is placed on the surface or front of something to improve its appearance
Medical Definition of facing
: a front of porcelain or plastic used in dental crowns and bridgework to face the metal replacement and simulate the natural tooth
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