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face Tweet Definition of face Like Definition of face on Facebook
noun
  1. (anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
She has a pretty .
  1. One's facial expression.
Why the sad ?
  1. The public image.
The of this company.
  1. (geometry) Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron.
  2. The numbered dial of a clock or watch.
  3. (cricket) The front surface of a bat.
  4. (slang) The mouth.
Shut your !
He's always stuffing his with chips.
  1. (slang) Makeup.
I'll be out in a sec, just let me put on my .
  1. (slang, professional wrestling) The good guy; a wrestler embodying heroic or virtuous traits.
The fans cheered on the as he made his comeback.
  1. Any surface; especially a front or outer one.
Put a big sign on each of the building that can be seen from the road.
They climbed the north of the mountain.
  1. (cards) 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)
verb (fac, es)
  1. (transitive, of a person or animal) to position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
Face the sun.
  1. (transitive, of an object) to have its front closest to (something else).
Turn the chair so it faces the table.
  1. (transitive) To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
I'm going to have to this sooner or later.
  1. (intransitive) To have the front in a certain direction.
The bunkers faced north and east, toward Germany.
  1. (intransitive) (cricket) To be the striking batsman.
adjective
  1. (slang, professional wrestling) (rfd-sense) Describing the good guy wrestler.
fail-safe Tweet Definition of fail-safe Like Definition of fail-safe on Facebook
noun
  1. A fail-safe device or mechanism.
verb (fail-saf, ing)
  1. To compensate automatically in the event of a failure.
adjective
  1. Which does not cause undue damage, in the event of failure.
''The system is failsafe, because everything is backed up automatically.
filament Tweet Definition of filament Like Definition of filament on Facebook
noun
  1. a fine thread or wire
  2. such a wire, heated to glowing, in an incandescent light bulb or a thermionic valve
  3. (botany) The stalk of a stamen in a flower, supporting the anther.
  4. In textiles, a continuous object, limited in length only by its spool, and not cut to length
flip-flop Tweet Definition of flip-flop Like Definition of flip-flop on Facebook
noun (plural: flip-flops)
  1. An item of footwear, usually of rubber, secured by two straps mounted between the big toe and its neighbour.
  2. An instance of flip-flopping, of repeatedly changing one's stated opinion about a matter.
verb (inf=to flip-flop, flip-flops, flip-flopping, flip-flopped)
  1. To alternate back and forth between directly opposite opinions, ideas, or decisions.
FM Tweet Definition of FM Like Definition of FM on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. (geography) Federated States of Micronesia
initialism
  1. Frequency Modulation

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