• Positioned so as to face (in a particular direction)
  • Diverging in the direction of travel.


  • The most external portion of exterior siding.
  • Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
  • A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
  • The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
  • The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.


  • Present participle of face


Opposite words

Narrower meaning words

  • Earth-facing
  • front-facing
  • Internet-facing
  • Moon-facing
  • moon-facing
  • Pluto-facing
  • Sun-facing
  • Web-facing

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