- (anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
verb (fac, es)
- She has a pretty .
- One's facial expression.
- Why the sad ?
- The public image.
- The of this company.
- (geometry) Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron.
- The numbered dial of a clock or watch.
- (cricket) The front surface of a bat.
- (slang) The mouth.
- Shut your !
- He's always stuffing his with chips.
- (slang) Makeup.
- I'll be out in a sec, just let me put on my .
- (slang, professional wrestling) The good guy; a wrestler embodying heroic or virtuous traits.
- The fans cheered on the as he made his comeback.
- 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.
- (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)
- (transitive, of a person or animal) to position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
- Face the sun.
- (transitive, of an object) to have its front closest to (something else).
- Turn the chair so it faces the table.
- (transitive) To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
- I'm going to have to this sooner or later.
- (intransitive) To have the front in a certain direction.
- The bunkers faced north and east, toward Germany.
- (intransitive) (cricket) To be the striking batsman.
- (slang, professional wrestling) (rfd-sense) Describing the good guy wrestler.
- A gambling game at cards, in which all the other players play against the dealer or banker.
- The act of fascinate, fascinating, bewitching, or enchanting; enchantment; witchcraft; the exercise of a powerful or irresistible influence on the affections or passions; unseen, inexplicable influence.
- The state or condition of being fascinated.
- That which fascinates; a charm; a spell.
- (usually plural) something that is fine; fine particles
verb (fin, ing)
- They filtered silt and fines out of the oil.
adjective (finer, finest)
- (transitive) to make finer, purer, or cleaner
- (intransitive) to become finer, purer, or cleaner
- (transitive) To clarify (wine and beer) by filtration.
- Of superior quality.
- The tree frog that they encountered was truly a specimen.
- Only a really wine could fully complement Lucía's hand-made pasta.
- Of a particular grade of quality, usually between very good and very fine, and below mint.
- The small scratch meant that his copy of X-Men
- 2 was merely when it otherwise would have been near mint.
- (context, of weather) Sunny and not raining.
- Being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory.
- "How are you today?" "Fine."
- "Will this one do? It's got a dent in it" "Yeah, it'll be , I guess."
- "It's with me if you stay out late, so long as you're back by three."
- Good-looking, attractive.
- "That man is so that I'd jump into his pants without a moment's hesitation."
- Consisting of especially minute particulate; made up of particularly small pieces.
- Grind it into a powder.
- When she touched the artifact, it collapsed into a heap of dust.
- Particularly slender; especially thin, narrow, or of small girth.
- The threads were so that you had to look through a magnifying glass to see them.
- Made of slender or thin filaments.
- They protected themselves from the small parasites with a wire mesh.
- Being dismissive, a way to keep to yourself when asked, "How are you?" "Fine"
- expression of agreement
verb (finess, ing)
- The property of having grace, elegance, skill, or balance.
- (bridge) A technique which allowing one to promote tricks based on a favorable position of one or more cards in the hands of the opponent.
- To handle or manage carefully, skillfully, or with finesse.
noun (collectively (UK) or (US) and when referring to two or more kinds fishes or informally fishies)
- (countable) A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills.
verb (fish, es)
- We have many in our aquarium.
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- (context, possibly archaic) Any vertebrates that lives in water and cannot live outside it.
- (context, collectively) (plural of, fish)
- (countable) A type of fish.
- Salmon is a .
- God created all the fishes of the world.
- (uncountable) The flesh of the fish used as food.
- The seafood pasta had lots of but not enough pasta.
- (countable) A period of time spent fishing.
- The at the lake didn't prove successful.
- (countable) An instance of seeking something.
- Merely two fishes for information told the whole story.
- (uncountable) A card game in which the object is to obtain pairs of cards.
- (context, uncountable, derogatory, slang) Women.
- (slang) An easy victim for swindle, swindling.
- (intransitive) To try to catch fish, whether successfully or not.
- She went to the river to for trout.
- (context, intransitive, followed by "about," "around," "through," etc.) To attempt to find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects.
- Why are you fishing through in my things?
- (context, intransitive, followed by "around") To attempt to obtain information by talking to people.
- The detective visited the local pubs fishing around for more information.
- (context, intransitive, cricket) Of a batsman, to attempt to hit a ball outside off stump and miss it.
- (context, transitive, followed by "for") To attempt to get hold of (an object) that is among other objects.
- He was fishing for in his pocket the keys.
- (context, transitive, figurative, followed by "for") To attempt to gain.
- The actors loitered at the door, fishing for compliments.
- Of or relating to fish.
- It was a fine dinner.
- Of or relating to fishing.
- Put the worm on a hook.
- The digit/figure 5
- (US) A five-dollar bill.
verb (fiv, ing)
- Can anyone here change a five?
- five o'clock
- a five-minute rest:
- take five, soldier.
- (colloquial) To engage in a slapping together of right hands in order to indicate greetings, friendship, or congratulations.
- A sudden, short, temporary burst of light.
- (linguistics) A language, created by a repressed minority to maintain cultural identity, that cannot be understood by the ruling class; for example, Ebonics, ebonics.
- A very short amount of time.
verb (flash, es)
- 1876, w:Mark Twain, Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
- :Quick"something must be done! done in a , too! But the very imminence of the emergency paralyzed his invention.
- material, Material left around the edge of a mould, moulded part at the parting line of the mould.
- (Cockney) The strips of bright cloth or buttons worn around the collars of market traders.
- To briefly illuminate a scene.
- He flashed the light at the water, trying to see what made the noise.
- To blink; to shine or illuminate intermittently.
- The light flashed on and off.
- To be visible briefly.
- The scenery flashed by quickly.
- To make visible briefly.
- A number will be flashed on the screen.
- (computing) To write to the memory of an updatable component such as a BIOS chip or games cartridge.
- (colloquial) To expose one's naked body in public briefly.
- (metallurgy) To release the pressure from a pressurized vessel.
- (context, UK, and, NZ, slang) expensive, Expensive looking and attention worthy.
proper noun (plural: Flips)
- (slang) A Filipino; a person who is of Filipino background.
noun (plural: flushes)
- A cleansing with plenty of fluid.
- Particularly, such a cleansing of a toilet.
- (poker) A hand consisting of all cards with the same suit.
- smooth, even, aligned; not sticking out.
- Sand down the excess until it is with the surface.
- wealthy or well off.
verb (folds, folding, folded, folded or rarely folden)
- the act of folding
- a bend or crease.
- any correct move in origami.
- (transitive) to bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
- (transitive) to make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending.
- If you the sheets, they'll fit more easily in the drawer.
- (Informal) to fall over.
- (intransitive) to give way on a point or in an argument.
- (intransitive) (poker) To withdraw from betting.
- (transitive) To stir gently, with a folding action.
- Fold the egg whites into the batter.
- (intransitive) Of a company, to cease to trade.
- A mystical power which is the object of the Jedi and Sith religions.
- (racket sports) a stroke in which the palm of the hand faces the direction of the stroke
- (disc sports) a throw similar to a sidearm throw in baseball, where the disc remains on the throwing-arm side of the body and is led by the middle finger
verb (forfeits, forfeiting, forfeited, forfeit)
- To suffer the loss of something by wrongdoing or non-compliance
- He forfeited his last chance of an early release from jail by repeatedly attacking another inmate.
- To give up in defeat
- ''The army waved their white flag, signifying their forfeit.
- (basketball) The act of making contact with an opposing player in order to gain advantage.
- (baseball) A foul ball, a ball which has been hit outside of the base lines.
- Jones hit a up over the screen.
- (transitive) To make dirty.
- He's fouled her diapers.
- (transitive) To besmirch.
- He's fouled his reputation.
- (transitive) To clog or obstruct.
- The hair has fouled the drain.
- (transitive, nautical) To entangle.
- The kelp has fouled the prop.
- (transitive, basketball) To make contact with an opposing player in order to gain advantage.
- Smith fouled him hard.
- (transitive, baseball) To hit outside of the baselines.
- Jones fouled the ball off the facing of the upper deck.
- (intransitive) To become clogged.
- ''The drain fouled.
- (intransitive) To become entangled.
- The prop fouled on the kelp.
- (intransitive, basketball) To commit a foul.
- Smith fouled within the first minute of the quarter.
- (intransitive, baseball) To hit a ball outside of the baselines.
- Jones fouled for strike one.
- Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy; dirty; not clean; polluted; nasty; defiled; as, a foul cloth; foul hands; a foul chimney; foul air; a ship's bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles; a gun becomes foul from repeated firing; a well is foul with polluted water.
- Cap'n, she's all fouled up.
- Scurrilous; obscene or profane; abusive; as, foul words; foul language.
- The rascal spewed forth a series of pronouncements.
- Hateful; detestable; shameful; odious; wretched.
- He has a set of friends.
- Loathsome; disgusting; as, a foul disease.
- This food is making me wretch.
- Ugly; homely; poor.
- Not favorable; unpropitious; not fair or advantageous; as, a foul wind; a foul road; cloudy or rainy; stormy; not fair; -- said of the weather, sky, etc.
- Some weather is brewing.
- Not conformed to the established rules and customs of a game, conflict, test, etc.; unfair; dishonest; dishonorable; cheating; as, foul play.
- Foul play is not suspected.
- (nautical) Having freedom of motion interfered with by collision or entanglement; entangled; -- opposed to clear; as, a rope or cable may get foul while paying it out.
- We've got a anchor.
- (baseball) Outside of the base lines.
- Jones hit ball after foul ball.
- The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect.
- The of his institute has been wrought with difficulty.
- That upon which anything is founded; that on which anything stands, and by which it is supported; the lowest and supporting layer of a superstructure; groundwork; basis.
- The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course (see Base course (a), under Base, n.) and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry.
- The foundations of this construction have been laid out.
- A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.
- That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity.
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- (countable) The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.
- (context, cricket, countable) A score of 4 runs.
- (anatomy) A fork-shaped structure, specifically the fold of skin where the labia minora meet above the perineum (the frenulum labiorum pudendi).
- A fork-shaped instrument or device, specifically the forked structure between two fingers of a glove.
- The structural elements of a building or other constructed object.
verb (fram, ing)
- Now that the is complete, we can start on the walls.''
- The structure of a person's body.
- His starved flesh hung loosely on his once imposing .
- A rigid, generally rectangular mounting for paper, canvas or other flexible material.
- The painting was housed in a beautifully carved .
- A piece of photographic film containing an image.
- A film projector shows many frames in a single second.
- A context for understanding or interpretation.
- In this , it's easy to ask the question that the investigators missed.
- (snooker) A complete game of snooker, from break-off until all the balls (or as many as necessary to win) have been potted.
- (computing) An independent chunk of data sent over the wires of a network.
- (context, bowling) A set of balls whose results are added together for scoring purposes. Usually two balls, but only one ball in the case of a strike, and three balls in the case of a strike or a spare in the last frame of a game.
- (philately) The outer decorated portion of a stamp's image, often repeated on several issues although the inner picture may change.
- (context, animation) A division of time on a multimedia timeline, such as 1/30th of a second.
- (transitive) Of a constructed object such as a building, to put together the structural elements.
- Once we finish framing the house, we'll hang tin on the roof.
- (transitive) Of a picture such as a painting or photograph, to add a decorative border.
- (transitive) To position visually within a fixed boundary.
- The director frames the fishing scene very well.
- (transitive) To construct in words so as to establish a context for understanding or interpretation.
- How would you your accomplishments?
- The way the opposition has framed the argument makes it hard for us to win.
- (transitive) Of a presumably innocent person, to cause to appear guilty.
- The gun had obviously been placed in her car in an effort to her.
- (past participle of, freeze)
- The mammoth was shortly after death.
- The state of that which freezes; in ice form.
- The mammoth has been for ten thousand years.
- I just stood as the robber pointed at me with his gun.''
- To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk
- Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.
- The jugs were to the point of overflowing.
- Complete; with nothing omitted.
- Our book gives treatment to the subject of angling.
- Total, entire.
- She had tattoos the length of her arms.
- He was prosecuted to the extent of the law.
- (informal) satisfied, especially in relation to eating.
- "I'm ", he said, pushing back from the table.
- Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.
- She needed her clothing during her pregnancy.
- Having depth and body; rich.
- In the card game of poker, a hand that consists of three of a kind and a pair.