facing wall

facing wall

[′fās·iŋ ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
Concrete lining against the earth face of an excavation; used instead of timber sheeting.
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Clashes erupted after occupations patrols penetrated into the university's vicinity to fill a whole in a facing wall," state-run WAFA quoted a spokesperson of the Popular Resistance in Abu Dis as saying.
Festooned with the Qatari national colour maroon, the banner depicting the logos of QTA and Qatar National Day, has been set up on the West Bay facing wall of the Doha Exhibition Centre on Lusail Street.
The airplane hit the roof of an office building with its right wing tip, and struck the side of the north facing wall before falling into a parking lot.
At its end, a narrower ramp leads down at right angles against the facing wall like a looping gangway from the cafe or an extended catwalk.
They benefit from the protection of a warm south or west facing wall in colder parts of the country, as they dislike cold, winter winds.
was again addressed in This is Me, This is You, 1999-2000, with a mirrorlike doubling of the portrait grid on a facing wall, leaving a corridor that would be filled by a network of connections of the viewer's own making.
In light of the current issues facing Wall Street investment firms and the inherent conflicts between investment banking and sell-side research, where will investors turn for objective equity research?
0 Plot: piling wall Visitor (the realization of the facing wall of the Visitors)
The season for soft fruit will be extended if they are planted against a north-facing wall, but for flavour those on south- facing walls produce the best fruit.
RIPPING out an original fireplace, adding a conservatory to a south facing wall, or converting a loft space and including too little headroom are some of the mistakes made by owners wanting to sell their homes, according to new research.
The lady informed me that the buds did fall following a frost and that the plant was in a pot on an east facing wall.
A: The climbing Hydrangea, Hydrangea Petiolaris, would be an excellent choice for a north facing wall.