facial

facial

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English

Etymology

Early 17th century, borrowed from Medieval Latin faciālis (face-to-face, direct, open), from faciēs (form, configuration, figure; face, visage, countenance) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeɪ.ʃəl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃəl

Adjective

facial (not comparable)

  1. (relational) Of or affecting the face.
  2. (medicine, relational) Concerned with or used in improving the appearance of the face.
  3. (transferred sense, law) (of a law or regulation validity) On its face; as it appears (as opposed to, as it is applied).

Coordinate terms

  • (dentistry location adjectives) anterior,‎ apical,‎ apicocoronal,‎ axial,‎ buccal,‎ buccoapical,‎ buccocervical,‎ buccogingival,‎ buccolabial,‎ buccolingual,‎ bucco-occlusal,‎ buccopalatal,‎ cervical,‎ coronal,‎ coronoapical,‎ distal,‎ distoapical,‎ distobuccal,‎ distocervical,‎ distocoronal,‎ distofacial,‎ distogingival,‎ distoincisal,‎ distolingual,‎ disto-occlusal,‎ distoclusal,‎ distocclusal,‎ distopalatal,‎ facial,‎ gingival,‎ incisal,‎ incisocervical,‎ inferior,‎ labial,‎ lingual,‎ linguobuccal,‎ linguo-occlusal,‎ mandibular,‎ maxillary,‎ mesial,‎ mesioapical,‎ mesiobuccal,‎ mesiocervical,‎ mesiocoronal,‎ mesiodistal,‎ mesiofacial,‎ mesioincisal,‎ mesiogingival,‎ mesiolingual,‎ mesio-occlusal,‎ mesioclusal,‎ mesiocclusal,‎ mesiopalatal,‎ occlusal,‎ palatal,‎ posterior,‎ proximal,‎ superior,‎ vestibular (Category: en:Dentistry) [edit]

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

facial (plural facials)

  1. (medicine) A personal care beauty treatment which involves cleansing and moisturizing of the human face.
  2. (film) A kind of early silent film focusing on the facial expressions of the actor.
  3. (slang, sports) (in some contact sports) A foul play which involves one player hitting another in the face.
  4. (slang, sex) A sex act of male ejaculation onto another person's face.

Translations

References

  • “facial”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • “facial”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • cafila

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin faciālis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /fə.siˈal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /fa.siˈal/

Adjective

facial (masculine and feminine plural facials)

  1. facial

Further reading

  • “facial” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Etymology

From Latin faciālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa.sjal/

Adjective

facial (feminine singular faciale, masculine plural faciaux, feminine plural faciales)

  1. facial

Derived terms

  • valeur faciale

Further reading

  • “facial” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin faciālis.

Adjective

facial m or f (plural faciais, comparable)

  1. facial (of the face)

Romanian

Etymology

From French facial

Adjective

facial m or n (feminine singular facială, masculine plural faciali, feminine and neuter plural faciale)

  1. facial

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin faciālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /faˈθjal/, [faˈθjal]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /faˈsjal/, [faˈsjal]

Adjective

facial (plural faciales)

  1. facial

Derived terms

  • facialmente
  • valor facial

Related terms

  • faz
  • superficie
  • acera

Further reading

  • “facial” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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