Face
8 definitions

Face

The external surface of a structure, such as the surface of a dam.

Face

FACE - The external surface of a structure, such as the surface of a dam or appurtenance.

Face

The first or front page of a policy. The filing face is the outside of a policy. The face amount is also included on the front page.

Face

A working place from which coal or mineral is extracted. The exposed surface of coal or other mineral deposit in the working place where mining, winning, or getting is proceeding.

Face

(1) The side of a mailpiece with the delivery address. (2) To arrange mail in a uniform orientation, with the delivery address facing forward and the postage stamp, meter stamp, or permit imprint positioned in the upper right corner. (3) The front of a postage stamp that bears the design.

Face
"Face" means the advancing breast of a mine working place, either of an entry or room.
Face

Exposed surface of dam materials (earth, rockfill, or concrete), upstream and downstream. The external surface which limits the structure, see neatlines. The more or less vertical surface of rock exposed by blasting or excavating. The cutting end of a drill hole.

Face

The exposed area of a coal bed from which coal is being extracted.

About this term

Face has been defined 8 different ways in documents like Hydrologic Terminology, Dam Safety, Insurance Industry Glossary, and 5 more.

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