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Definizione monolingua face



face (third-person singular simple present faces, present participle facing, simple past and past participle faced)

  1. (transitive, of a person or animal) to position oneself or itself so as to have ones face closest to (something).
    Face the sun.
  2. (transitive, of an object) to have its front closest to (something else).
    Turn the chair so it faces the table.
  3. (transitive) To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
    Im going to have to face this sooner or later.
  4. (intransitive) To have the front in a certain direction.
    The bunkers faced north and east, toward Germany.
  5. (transitive) to have as an opponent
    • 2011 September 2, Phil McNulty, “Bulgaria 0-3 England”, BBC:
      And a further boost to Englands qualification prospects came after the final whistle when Wales recorded a 2-1 home win over group rivals Montenegro, who Capellos men face in their final qualifier.
  6. (intransitive) (cricket) To be the striking batsman.*

face (plural faces)

  1. (anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
    She has a pretty face.
  2. Ones facial expression.
    Why the sad face?
  3. The public image; outward appearance.
    The face of this company.
    He managed to show a bold face despite his embarrassment.
  4. The frontal aspect of something.
    The face of the cliff loomed above them.
  5. The directed force of something.
    They turned to boat into the face of the storm.
  6. Good reputation; standing in the eyes of others; dignity; prestige. (See lose face, save face).
  7. (geometry) Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron. More generally, any of the bounding pieces of a polytope of any dimension.
  8. Any surface; especially a front or outer one.
    Put a big sign on each face of the building that can be seen from the road.
    They climbed the north face of the mountain.
    She wanted to wipe him off the face of the earth.
  9. The numbered dial of a clock or watch.
  10. (slang) The mouth.
    Shut your face!
    Hes always stuffing his face with chips.
  11. (slang) Makeup; ones complete facial cosmetic application.
    Ill be out in a sec, just let me put on my face.
  12. (slang, professional wrestling) Short for babyface. A wrestler whose on-ring persona is embodying heroic or virtuous traits. Contrast with heel.
    The fans cheered on the face as he made his comeback.
  13. (cricket) The front surface of a bat.
  14. (golf) The part of a golf club that hits the ball.
  15. (card games) The side of the card that shows its value (as opposed to the back side, which looks the same on all cards of the deck).
  16. (typography) A typeface.

Definizione italiano>inglese face

Traduzione 'veloce'

faccia ,viso ,volto ,affrontare ,coprire

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