facing

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Adjective[edit]

facing (comparative more facing, superlative most facing)

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

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Noun[edit]

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, chiefly plural) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.

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Verb[edit]

facing

  1. Present participle of face.