Definition of fascia
fasciaeplay play \senses 1 and 3 are usually ˈfā-shē-ˌē, sense 2 is usually ˈfa-\ or
1 : a flat usually horizontal member of a building having the form of a flat band or broad fillet: such asa : a flat piece used as a moldingb : a horizontal piece (such as a board) covering the joint between the top of a wall and the projecting eaves —called also fascia boardc : a nameplate over the front of a shop
2 : a sheet of connective tissue covering or binding together body structures (such as muscles); also : tissue of this character
3 or faciaplay \ˈfā-sh(ē-)ə\ British : the dashboard of an automobile
fascialplay \ˈfa-sh(ē-)əl\ adjective
Recent Examples of fascia from the Web
For 2018, R/T models will have the front fascia, lower air dam and LED fog lamps featured on the SRT, the company said.
The XC60 tester was a handsomely carved crossover with an eye-catching front end that raised and isolated the grille from the lower fascia.
This helps with exfoliation, detoxification and improving circulation, which improves fascia fitness.
In addition, Rio's fog lamp surrounds have been moved outwards, creating greater visual width to the front fascia and a lower window line around the cabin provides the driver and passengers with a better all-around view.
Advanced styling with functional aerodynamics includes a sculpted body featuring smooth, contoured lines and functional front-wheel air curtains integrated into the sporty lower front fascia.
New this year are 3D tail lamps and revised skins around the door handles, plus a Turbo-specific fascia with black-rimmed intakes and new 20-inch rims.
An exclusive front fascia, round LED fog lights, aggressive side sills, rear diffuser accented by large, round dual-exhaust finishers and gloss black decklid spoiler creates an even bolder character for the top of the line model.
The quarter panels high on the sides of the car flare away from the center while the door panels pull inward; the spindle shape appears again in the rear fascia.
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Origin and Etymology of fascia
Italian, from Latin, band, bandage; akin to Middle Irish basc necklace
First Known Use: 1563See Words from the same year
FASCIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fascia for English Language Learners
: a long, thin board that covers the area where a wall joins a roof
medical : a sheet of tissue that covers or connects parts inside the body (such as muscles)
Medical Definition of fascia
fasciae\-ē-ˌē\play play or
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