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, facia
1. the flat surface above a shop window
2. Architect a flat band or surface, esp a part of an architrave or cornice
3. Anatomy fibrous connective tissue occurring in sheets beneath the surface of the skin and between muscles and groups of muscles
4. Biology a distinctive band of colour, as on an insect or plant
5. Brit a less common name for dashboard

fascia, facia

1. Any flat horizontal member or molding with little projection, as the bands into which the architraves of Ionic and Corinthian entablatures are divided.
2. Any relatively narrow vertical surface (but broader than a fillet) which is projected or cantilevered or supported on columns or element other than a wall below. Also see platband.
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Currently available literature on the use of autogenous facia lata in ptosis surgery made us carry out this study in our population.
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The false facia was examined and found to contain an electronic card reader and memory recording for retaining the details of bank cards.
The main controls are all within a finger's reach of the steering wheel and the major secondary controls are under the facia.
LATEST planning applications before Calderdale Council: Replacement inter-|nally illuminated facia sign, internally illuminated projecting sign, ATM bezel and nameplate (Listed Building Consent), 12 Bradford Road, Brighouse.
Inside there's a new instrument panel and a facia placed higher than before so the driver doesn't need to lower his eyes from the road as often.
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Officers went to the hotel and seized high-tech equipment from the hotel and a car, including computers, cameras, tape recorders, radio transmitters and a false facia of a cash dispensing machine.
THIEVES conned shoppers by sticking a fake facia on the front of a real cashpoint machine.
They climb on the roof of the mall, lean over and daub their names on the facia.
For 2003, the range can be tailored with a choice of six different leather interiors, 11 paint colours, four stylish facia panels and two roof colours.

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