facing

facing

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsɪŋ

Adjective

facing (not comparable)

  1. (rail transport, of points and crossovers) Diverging in the direction of travel.

Antonyms

  • trailing

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • facing points

Noun

facing (plural facings)

  1. The most external portion of exterior siding.
  2. (sewing) Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
  3. (metalworking) A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
  4. (military, in the plural) The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
  5. (military, usually in the plural) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.

Translations

Verb

facing

  1. present participle of face

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