Meaning of “facing” in the English Dictionary

"facing" in British English

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uk /ˈfeɪ.sɪŋ/ us /ˈfeɪ.sɪŋ/

[ C or U ] an extra layer of material sewn to the inside edge of a piece of clothing to make it stronger, or to the outside, especially of collars and the ends of sleeves, for decoration:

a blue jacket with white facing

[ C ] mainly UK US usually veneer an outer layer covering a wall, etc.:

The wall was built of rubble with a facing of stone.


uk / -feɪ.sɪŋ/ us / -feɪ.sɪŋ/

(Definition of “facing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)