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noun – 1. the surface of an object, the face of the earth. The exhaust cone prevents the hot gases from flowing across the rear face of the turbine disc. The north face of the mountain the vertical or near-vertical side facing north 2. the front part with dial, indicators, etc. The face of an instrument, the face of a clock the front part of the clock with numbers 3. the front of the head, including the eyes, nose, mouth, full face smoke mask a protective mask for fighting fires which covers the whole face. verb – to be turned towards a particular direction. Hills and mountains which face the sun receive more intense radiation, the building faces north the building has its front towards the north

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