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(civil engineering)
A covering or casting of some material applied to the outer face of embankments, buildings, and other structures.
(mechanical engineering)
Machining the end of a flat rotating surface by applying a tool perpendicular to the axis of rotation in a spiral planar path.
A fine molding sand applied to the face of a mold.


A veneer of nonstructural material forming part of a wall and used as a finishing surface of a rougher or less attractive material, such as stone, terra-cotta, metal, stucco, plaster, and wood.

facing, facework

1. A veneer of nonstructural material such as stone, terra-cotta, metal, stucco, plaster, and wood used to finish the surface of a rougher or less attractive material.
2. Any material, forming a part of a wall, used as a finished surface; a revetment.
3. On thermal insulation, the protective, functional, or decorative surface applied at the outermost layer of insulation.
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Masonite sells doors made with wood composite molded door facings, as well as the molded door facing components, throughout Europe.
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