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.
any of various similar devices to shield the face, sometimes attached to or forming part of a helmet, as that worn by workers engaged in a hazardous activity.
[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 […]
verb 1. (intransitive) to fall onto one’s face, esp when skiing or snowboarding noun 2. an act or instance of falling onto one’s face
[feys-pleyt] /ˈfeɪsˌpleɪt/ noun 1. (on a lathe) a perforated , mounted on the live spindle, to which the work is attached. 2. the part of a protective headpiece, as a diver’s or astronaut’s helmet, that covers the upper portion of the , often of transparent material and sometimes movable. 3. Also called face. Electronics. the […]