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Face (IPA: /ˈfeɪs/)


Face (n.)

The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or upper part or surface; that which particularly offers itself to the view of a spectator.

Face (n.)

That part of a body, having several sides, which may be seen from one point, or which is presented toward a certain direction; one of the bounding planes of a solid; as, a cube has six faces.

Face (n.)

The principal dressed surface of a plate, disk, or pulley; the principal flat surface of a part or object.

Face (n.)

That part of the acting surface of a cog in a cog wheel, which projects beyond the pitch line.

Face (n.)

The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end to end; as, a pulley or cog wheel of ten inches face.

Face (n.)

The upper surface, or the character upon the surface, of a type, plate, etc.

Face (n.)

The style or cut of a type or font of type.

Face (n.)

Outside appearance; surface show; look; external aspect, whether natural, assumed, or acquired.

Face (n.)

That part of the head, esp. of man, in which the eyes, cheeks, nose, and mouth are situated; visage; countenance.

Face (n.)

Cast of features; expression of countenance; look; air; appearance.

Face (n.)

Ten degrees in extent of a sign of the zodiac.

Face (n.)

Maintenance of the countenance free from abashment or confusion; confidence; boldness; shamelessness; effrontery.

Face (n.)

Presence; sight; front; as in the phrases, before the face of, in the immediate presence of; in the face of, before, in, or against the front of; as, to fly in the face of danger; to the face of, directly to; from the face of, from the presence of.

Face (n.)

Mode of regard, whether favorable or unfavorable; favor or anger; mostly in Scriptural phrases.

Face (n.)

The end or wall of the tunnel, drift, or excavation, at which work is progressing or was last done.

Face (n.)

The exact amount expressed on a bill, note, bond, or other mercantile paper, without any addition for interest or reduction for discount.

Face (v. t.)

To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field of battle.

Face (v. t.)

To Confront impudently; to bully.

Face (v. t.)

To stand opposite to; to stand with the face or front toward; to front upon; as, the apartments of the general faced the park.

Face (v. t.)

To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon; as, a building faced with marble.

Face (v. t.)

To line near the edge, esp. with a different material; as, to face the front of a coat, or the bottom of a dress.

Face (v. t.)

To cover with better, or better appearing, material than the mass consists of, for purpose of deception, as the surface of a box of tea, a barrel of sugar, etc.

Face (v. t.)

To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth; to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); esp., in turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as distinguished from the cylindrical surface.

Face (v. t.)

To cause to turn or present a face or front, as in a particular direction.

Face (v. i.)

To carry a false appearance; to play the hypocrite.

Face

Part of the body at the front of the head

Face

Mining term for the surface where the mining work is advancing

Face

Planar surface that forms part of the boundary of a solid object

Face

Sociological concept

Face

"good guy RHT" in professional wrestling

Face (Last Name / Surname)

Face is the #47,186 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 450 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "the Linux philosophy is laugh in the face of danger . Oops. Wrong one. Do it yourself . That's it." - Linus Torvalds

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "the Malay word chium meant to plough the beloved's face with one's nose" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After slapping John's face on her wedding day) This is the happiest day of my life. I don't ever want you to forget it!" - Beaches (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [riding Pegasus] Turn back to Olympus, beast! I must face Zeus! [Pegasus ignores him] YOU DEFY THE GOD OF WAR?!?" - God of War II

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [speaking to Bertie as she cries with her face turned away from him] Please let me see you. I want to see you." - Moonlight Mile (film)


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