Facade

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the face or front of a building
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the face or front of a building ,
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A facade or façade (how to say: /fəˈsɑːd/) is usually one side of the outside of a building. It is very often the front, but also sometimes the sides and rear. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face".



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Facade Sample Sentences in News


  • Facade improvements get a boost
    CEDAR FALLS | The Façade Improvement Program is raising its Community Development Block Grant offerings from $1,000 to $1,500 for individual applicants. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Golf carts, facade burn at Oak Hammock
    A Thursday evening fire burned some golf carts and a facade at Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, a retirement community off Williston Road in Gainesville. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • This Building’s Pixelated Facade Regulates Its Temperature
    The initial designs have a foreboding kind of beauty, an atmospheric choice that was intentional says Snøhetta. The post This Building’s Pixelated Facade Regulates Its Temperature appeared first on WIRED . Read more on this news related to 'Facade'

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