face wall

breast wall, face wall

2. A parapet which is breast high.

face wall

1. A retaining wall. 2. The front wall of a building.
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Face wall, standing about two feet away from it and with feet slightly wider than hips.
Seattle's Marginal Way has a big face wall for you to get freaky on.
Andrew didn't leave empty handed, though; he walked away with some cash, too, winning best trick on the face wall.
Lance got a corner air through it and accidentally rode back up the face wall, so harsh was the line.
Tenders are invited for Stone Wall Lining On Lift Face Wall In Place Of Damaged Stone At Income Tax Building Sanjay Place Agra
in main line/ loop line including making formation by earthwork in cutting / filling, construction of retaining wall, side drains, platform face wall including platform filling & surfacing etc including other ancillary works during MEGA BLOCK in between station DCA and SQF (KM 145.
in main line/loop line including making formation by earthwork in cutting/filling & construction of retaining wall, side drains, platform face wall including platform filling & surfacing, verandah of station building of DTC etc, including other ancillary works during Mega Block in between station KTX to SCL (ton tOCO to km 30.
Tenders are invited for Minor repairs to wing wall return wall parapet wall face wall pointing plastering cpg etc to bridges under aden bg kwv sub division br no.
Tenders are invited for Repairs to bridge protective works such as flooring, steps, pitching, face walls, jacketing, epoxy plastering, cement grouting, toe wall, curtain/drop walls, wing walls, pointing, etc.
Looking back, it's hard not to notice how often British artist Catherine Yass has set up her camera to face walls, capturing surfaces spotted by stains in a meat market ("Stall," 1996), scratched with graffiti in a prison ("Cell," 1998), obscured by steam in a Baden-Baden spa ("Baths," 1998), or decorated by tiles in the Prague underground ("Metro," 2001).