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
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.
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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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