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facade, frontage, frontalnoun
the face or front of a building
facade, window dressingnoun
a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
The face of a building, especially the front.
A deceptive outward appearance.
The face of a building, especially the front view or elevation.
The face or front (most visible side) of any other thing, such as an organ.
A deceptive outward appearance; a front.
Etymology: From façade, from facciata, a derivation of faccia, from facies; compare face
A façade ( (listen)) (also written facade) is generally the front part or exterior of a building. It is a loan word from the French façade (pronounced [fasad]), which means 'frontage' or 'face'. In architecture, the façade of a building is often the most important aspect from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. From the engineering perspective, the façade is also of great importance due to its impact on energy efficiency. For historical façades, many local zoning regulations or other laws greatly restrict or even forbid their alteration.
A facade refers to the front exterior or face of a building or structure, often designed to give a particular impression or appearance. It can also refer to an outer appearance or demeanor that disguises or hides the true nature, feelings, or intentions of a person or entity.
the front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use
Etymology: [F., fr. It. facciata, fr. faccia face, L. facies. See Face.]
A facade or façade is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face". In architecture, the façade of a building is often the most important from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. Many façades are historic, and local zoning regulations or other laws greatly restrict or even forbid their alteration.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fa-sād′, n. the exterior front or face of a building. [Fr.,—face, after It. facciata, the front of a building—faccia, the face.]
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The numerical value of facade in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of facade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Behind the facade of stability, the rebalancing triggered by the price collapse has yet to run its course.
That is just a facade, for us nothing is repaired.
It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order -- and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.
Venezuela is really a dictatorship, we have a facade of democracy.
On the face of it, the oil price appears to be stabilizing. What a precarious balance it is, however, behind the façade of stability, the rebalancing triggered by the price collapse has yet to run its course, and it might be overly optimistic to expect it to proceed smoothly.
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