[feys-awf, -of] /ˈfeɪsˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
noun, Ice Hockey.
the act of facing the puck, as at the start of a game or period.
an open confrontation.
(hockey:Ice) the method of starting a game, in which the referee drops the puck, etc between two opposing players
to start play by (a face-off)
Confrontation, esp one before action: continuing face-off and stalemate
[1896+; the date reflects use in hockey and lacrosse, where play begins with players scrabbling for the puck or ball]
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 […]
noun 1. a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face. noun 1. a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc
- Face presentation
face presentation n. Head presentation of the fetus during birth in which the face is the presenting part.