facing
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/
Adjective

facing (not comparable)

  1. Positioned so as to face (in a particular direction)
  2. (rail transport, of points and crossovers) Diverging in the direction of travel.
Antonyms 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
  1. present participle of face#English|face



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