facing
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facing(
fey
-
sihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (opposing)
a. opuesto
There is an illustration on the facing page.En la página opuesta hay una ilustración.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (opposite)
a. frente a
The building facing ours is really ugly.El edificio frente al nuestro es muy feo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (architecture)
a. el revestimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think the brick wall will look much better with the granite facing.Creo que el muro de ladrillo se verá mucho mejor con el revestimiento de granito.
4. (of a collar or cuff)
a. la cenefa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
To ensure a neat finish, wrap the cuff facing back around the cuff.Para asegurar una terminación prolija, envuelve el puño con la cenefa.
facings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (military)
a. las vistas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The soldiers were looking their best in their blue uniforms with red facings.Los soldados lucían de lo mejor con sus uniformes azules con vistas rojas.
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facing [ˈfeɪsɪŋ]
preposition
de cara a; frente a
adjective
opuesto; de enfrente
the houses facing las casas de enfrente; on the facing page en la página opuesta or de enfrente
noun
(Archit) paramento (m); revestimiento (m); (Cos) guarnición (f);facings (Cos) vueltas (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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