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Definition of Facing

Facing

  1. of Face
  2. A covering in front, for ornament or other purpose; an exterior covering or sheathing; as, the facing of an earthen slope, sea wall, etc. , to strengthen it or to protect or adorn the exposed surface.
  3. A lining placed near the edge of a garment for ornament or protection.
  4. The finishing of any face of a wall with material different from that of which it is chiefly composed, or the coating or material so used.
  5. A powdered substance, as charcoal, bituminous coal, ect., applied to the face of a mold, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
  6. The collar and cuffs of a military coat; -- commonly of a color different from that of the coat.
  7. The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about; -- chiefly in the pl.

Facing Quotations

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. - Rabindranath Tagore
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
Rabindranath Tagore

America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush

Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
Gillian Anderson

Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
Bill Nye

Scientists have demonstrated that dramatic, positive changes can occur in our lives as a direct result of facing an extreme challenge - whether it's coping with a serious illness, daring to quit smoking, or dealing with depression. Researchers call this 'post-traumatic growth.'
Jane McGonigal
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Facing Translations

facing in Latin is adversus (prep. + acc.)
facing in Spanish is paramento

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