What does makeup mean?

Definitions for makeup
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeup, make-up, war paintnoun

    cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

  2. makeup, make-upnoun

    an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event

    "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"

  3. constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-upnoun

    the way in which someone or something is composed

Wiktionary

  1. makeupnoun

    An item's composition.

    To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.

  2. makeupnoun

    Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.

    She is wearing a lot of makeup.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeup in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of makeup in a Sentence

  1. Libby Jackson:

    Sending seeds to space helps us understand the effect of the unique environment on seeds' biological makeup. Understanding the effects of space on ungerminated seeds will be vital for future space missions, including when we look to sustain human life beyond Earth, space has a wonderful way of inspiring people. We saw that excitement when space saplings grown from the seeds from Newton's apple tree were planted on our soil. I'll be interested in discovering if any of the Moon seeds came to the UK and what has become of them.

  2. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff:

    We have large black populations in our two countries. We are countries marked by a very significant ethnic and multicultural variety in our population makeup, and that is a major asset, the wonderful heritage in our population. The same is true for the U.S.

  3. Amy Hagstrom Miller:

    The Supreme Court is always something we watch, we don't have a magic 8-ball to predict its makeup, but women are being affected by these laws every single day.

  4. Simone Missick:

    You know, we thought,' Oh, we'll have to do our own hair and makeup and figure that out and hold the phone or the camera, the computer.' But then they started sending over lights and making sure that our Wifi was a strong enough connection. We had so many technical rehearsals in addition to the table read, it was like,' Oh, we're doing a location scout in my house today. Great, let me clean up and ignore the fact I haven't done anything for two weeks.'.

  5. Simone Missick:

    It was insane, and in the moment you don't realize how big of a day it is until you sit down exhausted at five o'clock, you're not even shooting a full day like we normally do. Normally, you come in, it's 5:00 AM, you go through hair and makeup and you shoot until five in the afternoon. These are like six, seven days, seven-hour shoots, and we were dog tired by the end of it. It's Because we were doing so many jobs.

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