WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
fa•cial /ˈfeɪʃəl/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. of the face:a facial expression.
  2. used to improve the condition or appearance of the face:a facial cream.

n. [countable]
  1. a treatment to beautify the face:She had a facial at the beauty parlor.
fa•cial•ly, adv. See -face-.


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facial /ˈfeɪʃəl/ adj
  1. of or relating to the face
n
  1. a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs

ˈfacially adv



fascia, facia /ˈfeɪʃɪə/ n ( pl -ciae / -ʃɪˌiː/)
  1. the flat surface above a shop window
  2. a flat band or surface, esp a part of an architrave or cornice
  3. /ˈfæʃɪə/ fibrous connective tissue occurring in sheets beneath the surface of the skin and between muscles and groups of muscles
  4. a distinctive band of colour, as on an insect or plant
  5. Brit
    a less common name for dashboard
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin: band: related to fascis bundle; see fasces

ˈfascial, ˈfacial adj



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