Words starting with f

Words and definitions

Meaning of Facade

Facade means: The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

Meaning of Face

Face means: The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or upper part or surface; that which particularly offers itself to the view of a spectator.

Meaning of Face

Face means: That part of a body, having several sides, which may be seen from one point, or which is presented toward a certain direction; one of the bounding planes of a solid; as, a cube has six faces.

Meaning of Face

Face means: The principal dressed surface of a plate, disk, or pulley; the principal flat surface of a part or object.

Meaning of Face

Face means: That part of the acting surface of a cog in a cog wheel, which projects beyond the pitch line.

Meaning of Face

Face means: The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end to end; as, a pulley or cog wheel of ten inches face.

Meaning of Face

Face means: The upper surface, or the character upon the surface, of a type, plate, etc.

Meaning of Face

Face means: The style or cut of a type or font of type.

Meaning of Face

Face means: Outside appearance; surface show; look; external aspect, whether natural, assumed, or acquired.

Meaning of Face

Face means: That part of the head, esp. of man, in which the eyes, cheeks, nose, and mouth are situated; visage; countenance.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zwanziger

Zwanziger means: An Austrian silver coin equivalent to 20 kreutzers, or about 10 cents.

Meaning of Zunyite

Zunyite means: A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zu/i mine in Colorado.

Meaning of Zu/is

Zu/is means: A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.

Meaning of Zumometer

Zumometer means: See Zymic, Zymological, etc.

Meaning of Zumology

Zumology means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumological

Zumological means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumic

Zumic means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumbooruk

Zumbooruk means: A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East.

Meaning of Zulus

Zulus means: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.

Meaning of Zuisin

Zuisin means: The American widgeon.

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