Also, face lifting, facelifting. plastic surgery on the face for elevating sagging tissues and eliminating wrinkles and other signs of age; rhytidectomy.
a renovation or restyling, as of a room or building, intended to give an attractive, more up-to-date appearance.
verb (used with object)
to perform a face-lift upon.
to renovate or restyle in order to give a fresher, more modern appearance:
Our old offices have been face-lifted with new furniture, rugs, and plants.
a cosmetic surgical operation for tightening sagging skin and smoothing unwanted wrinkles on the face
any improvement or renovation, as of a building, etc
(transitive) to improve the appearance of, as by a face-lift
Plastic surgery to remove facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits, or other visible signs of aging for cosmetic purposes. Also called rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty.
/ˈfeɪsˌmeɪl/ noun 1. a computer program which uses an electronically generated face to deliver messages on screen
noun 1. Sports. the protective equipment, usually made of steel or plastic, that guards the face, as the steel cage worn by a baseball catcher or the molded plastic covering worn by a hockey goalkeeper. 2. any of various similar devices to shield the face, sometimes attached to or forming part of a helmet, as […]
[feys-neyl] /ˈfeɪsˌneɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to secure with nails driven perpendicular to the surface. Compare (def 4).
[feys-awf, -of] /ˈfeɪsˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun, Ice Hockey. 1. the act of facing the puck, as at the start of a game or period. 2. an open confrontation. noun 1. (hockey:Ice) the method of starting a game, in which the referee drops the puck, etc between two opposing players 2. a confrontation verb (adverb) 3. to […]