facework

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facework

[′fās‚wərk]
(civil engineering)
Ornamental or otherwise special material on the front side or outside of a wall.

facing, facework

facing
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.