What does facing mean?

Definitions for facing
ˈfeɪ sɪŋfac·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. facingnoun

    a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening

  2. facing, veneernoun

    an ornamental coating to a building

  3. facing, claddingnoun

    a protective covering that protects the outside of a building

  4. lining, facingnoun

    providing something with a surface of a different material

Wiktionary

  1. facingnoun

    The most external portion of exterior siding.

  2. facingadjective

    diverging in the direction of travel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Facing

    of Face

  2. Facingnoun

    a covering in front, for ornament or other purpose; an exterior covering or sheathing; as, the facing of an earthen slope, sea wall, etc. , to strengthen it or to protect or adorn the exposed surface

  3. Facingnoun

    a lining placed near the edge of a garment for ornament or protection

  4. Facingnoun

    the finishing of any face of a wall with material different from that of which it is chiefly composed, or the coating or material so used

  5. Facingnoun

    a powdered substance, as charcoal, bituminous coal, ect., applied to the face of a mold, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting

  6. Facingnoun

    the collar and cuffs of a military coat; -- commonly of a color different from that of the coat

  7. Facingnoun

    the movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about; -- chiefly in the pl

Freebase

  1. Facing

    Facing is a common tool in the retail industry to create the look of a perfectly stocked store by pulling all of the products on a display or shelf to the front, as well as down stacking all the canned and stacked items. It is also done to keep the store appearing neat and organized. The workers who perform this task normally have jobs doing other things in the store such as customer service, stocking shelves, daytime cleaning, bagging and carry outs, etc. In some stores, however, facing is done only by the stockers. Facing is generally done near closing time when there are fewer customers and also while the store is completely closed. In busier stores it may be done constantly. In department stores it may be referred to as recovery, as in the store is recovering from the rush of customers that affect the model appearance the store wants to portray. Merchandise may be put in the wrong area, or customers may leave debris on the floor. Correcting these issues is a part of the recovery process. Facings also refer to the amount of shelf space a particular product is given. A lot of facing generally increases sales of a particular product, therefore manufacturers will pay more money to get more facings for their products. This inevitably leads to situations where the largest manufacturers end up with the most facings because they are able to pay the most.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. facing

    Letting one piece of timber into another with a rabbet to give additional strength or finish. Also, a movement for forming soldiers and small-arm men.--Facings. The front of regimentals and uniforms.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. facing

    A covering, a plating.

Editors Contribution

  1. facing

    To a specific direction.

    The house was facing the south and the garden had beautiful summer sunshine.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2726

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2883

How to pronounce facing?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of facing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of facing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of facing in a Sentence

  1. Pete Hegseth:

    While this shameful act may be an isolated incident, what’s not isolated are the almost daily reports that feed the perception that VA leadership are detached from the urgent challenges facing returning veterans, but it’s even more troubling that Ms. Paul’s shockingly poor judgment did not merit immediate firing. She should have been fired the minute such poor judgment was discovered and failing to do so only reinforces VA's track record of failing to hold its employees accountable.

  2. Shurovi Shurovi:

    I am facing a financial crisis which threatens our survival, if I do not have any income, I cannot support my child. I cannot manage to feed myself as well as my family.

  3. John Kerry:

    We need to make certain, given the new circumstances that we're facing, that there is no potential loophole whatsoever, obviously it has to be fail-safe, and that's what the American people need and deserve.

  4. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The horrific murder of an innocent girl in her bed sheds light on the bloodlust and lack of humanity displayed by the terrorists we are facing.

  5. Matthew McConaughey:

    It's an isolation to get to salvation, how facing death helps you find life.

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