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FACING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does facing mean? 

FACING (noun)
  The noun FACING has 4 senses:

1. a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
2. an ornamental coating to a building
3. a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
4. providing something with a surface of a different material

  Familiarity information: FACING used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FACING (noun)


Sense 1facing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("facing" is a kind of...):

lining (a protective covering that protects an inside surface)

Holonyms ("facing" is a part of...):

collar; neckband (a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over)

cuff; turnup (the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg)


Sense 2facing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ornamental coating to a building

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

facing; veneer

Hypernyms ("facing" is a kind of...):

coat; coating (a thin layer covering something)


Sense 3facing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A protective covering that protects the outside of a building

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cladding; facing

Hypernyms ("facing" is a kind of...):

protection; protective cover; protective covering (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "facing"):

revetement; revetment; stone facing (a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment)


Sense 4facing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Providing something with a surface of a different material

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

lining; facing

Hypernyms ("facing" is a kind of...):

application; coating; covering (the work of applying something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "facing"):

babbitting (lining a surface or bearing with babbitt metal)


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