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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

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

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

The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

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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