Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In masonry, that part of a wall, or the like, which forms the exterior, especially of the side exposed to view.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The material of the outside or front side, as of a wall or building; facing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The material of the outside or front side, as of a wall or building.
  • noun sociology, psychology The communicative strategies involved in upholding face, or social prestige.
  • noun mining work done at the face, such as the coalface

Etymologies

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face +‎ work

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