facing vs lining what difference

what is difference between facing and lining

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsɪŋ

Adjective

facing (not comparable)

  1. Positioned so as to face (in a particular direction)
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  2. (rail transport, of points and crossovers) Diverging in the direction of travel.

Antonyms

  • trailing

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • facing points

Noun

facing (plural facings)

  1. The most external portion of exterior siding.
  2. (sewing) Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
  3. (metalworking) A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
  4. (military, in the plural) The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
  5. (military, usually in the plural) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.

Translations

Verb

facing

  1. present participle of face

References

  • “facing”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaɪnɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪnɪŋ

Noun

lining (plural linings)

  1. A covering for the inside surface of something.
  2. The material used for such a covering.
  3. The act of attaching such a covering.

Related terms

  • brake lining
  • interlining

Translations

Verb

lining

  1. present participle of line

Anagrams

  • lignin

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

lining f or m (definite singular lininga or liningen, indefinite plural liningar, definite plural liningane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by linning

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