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face off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-offnoun

    a hostile disagreement face-to-face

  2. face-offverb

    (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

  3. face off, bully offverb

    start a game by a face-off

Wiktionary

  1. face offnoun

    (sports) The starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.

  2. face offnoun

    Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.

  3. face offverb

    To confront someone

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of face off in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of face off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of face off in a Sentence

  1. David Alessi:

    With an acid attack you essentially burn someone’s face off, you blind them, and horribly disfigure them ….

  2. John Thurman:

    I tried to get to some of my colleagues that I knew were in the room, we were at that point of having to crawl on the floor and because it was now full of smoke, very hot air. You took your face off the floor and you couldn't breathe.

  3. Karen Crawford:

    I have never seen anything like it before. The squirrel had its paw raised and the bird had its beak wide open, it was like they were going to have a fight. Karen Crawford, 59, captured the face-off as the pair appeared to be having a row over a handful of nuts on a tree trunk. In the shot, the red squirrel is perched vertically on a tree stump with its paw in the air, as the bird sits on the other side with its beak wide open. (Credit: SWNS) Perhaps even more remarkable, Crawford admitted she did not even realize she took the photos until she got home. I thought wow when I got home and saw the picture and the reaction I have had to it has been really strong.

  4. Myles Zyblock:

    I'm concerned that it's more of a value trapped in a value opportunity, you're seeing rip-your-face-off rallies followed by rip-your-face-off sell-offs.

  5. Mike McCarthy:

    There's a face-off between investors and traders, investors see value in the market. They are met by traders who see the market at the top of the trading range.

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