facing

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noun fac·ing \ ˈfā-siŋ \

Definition of facing

1 a :a lining at the edge especially of a garment
b 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

  1. a house with brick facing

  2. a suit with red facings at the collar and the cuffs

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First Known Use of facing

1566


FACING Defined for English Language Learners

facing

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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 Dictionary

facing

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noun fac·ing \ ˈfā-siŋ \

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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