Associations to the word «Facing»


FACING, adjective. (rail transport) (of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.
FACING, noun. The most external portion of exterior siding.
FACING, noun. (sewing) Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
FACING, noun. (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.
FACING, noun. (military) (in the plural) The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
FACING, noun. (military) (mostly plural) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.
FACING, verb. Present participle of face
FACING POINTS, noun. (rail transport) A set of points at which two routes diverge in the direction of travel.

Dictionary definition

FACING, noun. A lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening.
FACING, noun. An ornamental coating to a building.
FACING, noun. A protective covering that protects the outside of a building.
FACING, noun. Providing something with a surface of a different material.

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis