Facing meaning

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An outer layer or coating applied to a surface for protection or decoration.
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Any material used for this.
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A covering of contrasting material to decorate or protect a building, brick wall, etc.
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The trimmings, collar, and cuffs of certain military coats.
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(rail transport, of points and crossovers) Diverging in the direction of travel.
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The most external portion of exterior siding.
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(sewing) Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
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(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.
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(military, in the plural) The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
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(military, chiefly plural) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.
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Present participle of face.
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A lining, often decorative, sewn on the inside edge of a garment or on a part that is turned back, as a collar.
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