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Face

1. 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. A mist . . . Watered the whole face of the ground. (gen. Ii. 6) Lake leman wooes me with its crystal face. (Byron)

2. 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.

3. (Science: machinery) The principal dressed surface of a plate, disk, or pulley; the principal flat surface of a part or object. That part of the acting surface of a cog in a cog wheel, which projects beyond the pitch line.

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.

4. The upper surface, or the character upon the surface, of a type, plate, etc. The style or cut of a type or font of type.

5. Outside appearance; surface show; look; external aspect, whether natural, assumed, or acquired. To set a face upon their own malignant design. (Milton) This would produce a new face of things in Europe. (Addison) We wear a face of joy, because We have been glad of yore. (Wordsworth)

6. That part of the head, especially. Of man, in which the eyes, cheeks, nose, and mouth are situated; visage; countenance. In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread. (gen. Iii. 19)

7. Cast of features; expression of countenance; look; air; appearance. We set the best faceon it we could. (Dryden)

8. (Science: astronomy) ten degrees in extent of a sign of the zodiac.

9. Maintenance of the countenance free from abashment or confusion; confidence; boldness; shamelessness; effrontery. This is the man that has the face to charge others with false citations. (Tillotson)

10. 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 presenceof.

11. Mode of regard, whether favorable or unfavorable; favor or anger; mostly in Scriptural phrases. The lord make his face to shine upon thee. (Num. Vi. 25) My face [favor] will i turn also from them. (Ezek. Vii. 22)

12. (Science: chemical) The end or wall of the tunnel, drift, or excavation, at which work is progressing or was last done.

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

face is used either adjectively or as part of a compound; as, face guard or face-guard; face cloth; face plan or face-plan; face hammer.

(Science: medicine) face ague a crown wheel. a wheel whose disk face is adapted for grinding and polishing; a lap. Cylinder face, one of a65

the sides of a battalion when formed in a square. Face of a watch, clock, compass, card etc, the dial or graduated surface on which a pointer indicates the time of day, point of the compass, etc. Face to face. in the presence of each other; as, to bring the accuser and the accused face to face. Without the interposition of any body or substance. Now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face. 1 . With the faces or finished surfaces turned inward or toward one another; vis a vis; opposed to back to back. to fly in the face of, to defy; to brave; to withstand. to make a face, to distort the countenance; to make a grimace.

Origin: f, from L. Facies form, shape, face, perh. From facere = to make (see Fact); or perh. Orig. Meaning appearance, and from a root meaning to shine, and akin to E. Fancy. Cf. Facetious. The expression on a persons face; a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face.


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