Definitions for face time

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

face′ time`(n.)

  1. a brief appearance on television.

    Category: Showbiz

  2. a brief meeting, esp. with someone important.

  3. a face-to-face meeting with a person one knows only from phone conversations, e-mail correspondence, etc.

Origin of face time:

1975–80

Wiktionary

  1. face time(Noun)

    Time spent in visual communication with another party, instead of texual communications such as e-mail or IRC

  2. Origin: By analogy with English “quality time”

Freebase

  1. Face time

    Face time is an English idiom for direct personal interaction or contact between two or more people at the same time and physical location. Face time therefore occurs in "real life" or "meatspace" and contrasts primarily with interaction or contact which occurs over distance and/or electronically. The term was originally a colloquialism but has entered the vernacular with the increasing number of people throughout the world who commonly and extensively rely on telecommunications and the Internet for personal and business communication.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. face time

    [common] Time spent interacting with somebody face-to-face (as opposed to via electronic links). “Oh, yeah, I spent some face time with him at the last Usenix.”

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