Makeup meaning

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The way in which something is put together; composition; construction.
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(Industry) Replacement; material used to make up for the amount that has been used up.
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Nature; disposition; constitution.

To have a stolid makeup.

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The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
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Of or for making up.
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The arrangement or composition, as of type or illustrations, on a page or in a book.
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The qualities or temperament that constitute a personality; disposition.

Lying is not in her makeup.

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Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
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Materials, such as cosmetics and costumes, that an actor or actress uses in portraying a role.
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A special examination for a student who has been absent from or has failed a previous examination.
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A special test that a student takes to make up for a test missed or failed.
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(uncountable) Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.

She is wearing a lot of makeup.

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See also toiletry.
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The definition of makeup is forgiving.

An example of makeup used as an adjective is in the sentence, "Give your friend a makeup handshake," which means to give your friend a handshake to show that the fight is over.

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The way in which something is composed or arranged; composition or construction.
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(uncountable) An item's composition.

To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.

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Makeup is defined as how something is put together, or cosmetics.

An example of makeup is the structure of a person's genes.

An example of makeup is lipstick.

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