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outface

[′au̇t‚fās]
(geology)
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So ARS scientists are using a rapid cooling process called vitrification that is thought to outface the damaging effects of slow cooling.
But no matter how fast he races, no matter how proud he is of racing, he cannot outface it.
My face I'll grime with filth, Blanket my loins, elf all my hair in knots, And with presented nakedness outface The winds and persecutions of the sky.
In the epics, through winning wars and fame "the heroes elevate violence as the means by which heroism is defined in the courage to outface any adversary, and in the acceptance of an early death" (20), simultaneously celebrating and rationalizing violence.
Tonight Mardle will be trying to outface another sports star, namely Phil Taylor, in the PDC Ladbrokes.
We think of "the scientific community" as having a natural authority over the contrarian individual scientist; for the humanities, by contrast, consensus never outfaces a brilliant individual performance, and often serves as the ground against which the value of that performance stands out.