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facial meaning

[ 'feiʃəl ] Pronunciation:   "facial" in a sentence
  • Adjective: facial  feyshul
    1. Of or concerning the face
      "a facial massage"; "facial hair"; "facial expression" 
    2. Of or pertaining to the outside surface of an object
    Noun: facial  feyshul
    1. Cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles
      - facial nerve, nervus facialis, seventh cranial nerve 
    2. Care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams

    Derived forms: facials

    See also: face, facially

    Type of: beauty treatment, cranial nerve, skin care, skincare

    Part of: face, human face

    Encyclopedia: Facial


  • [British slang]
    Noun. The ejaculation of semen on a sexual partner's face. Term originated within porn industry.

  • [Medicine]
    adj
    1 : of, relating to, or affecting the face ‹facial neuralgia›
    2 : concerned with or used in improving the appearance of the face
    3 : relating to or being the buccal and labial surface of a tooth — fa·cial·ly adv
    n
    1 : a treatment to improve the appearance of the face
    2 : a facial part (as a nerve or artery)

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  1. facial painting is an adaptation of the mask.
  2. no, i am going to get a facial massage.
  3. the signs of the ordinary faint are marked facial pallor and moist cold skin.
  4. trauma to the facial bones is often associated with a cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea.
  5. for that matter, the facial hairs he chops off were produced by other cells.

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