Meaning of FASCIA in English


[ 'feɪʃɪə , -ʃə ]

(also chiefly Brit. facia except in sense 5)

■ noun

1》 a board covering the ends of rafters or other fittings.

↘(in classical architecture) a long flat surface between mouldings on an architrave.

2》 Brit. a signboard on a shopfront.

3》 Brit. the dashboard of a motor vehicle.

4》 'faʃə ( plural ~e -ʃɪi: ) Anatomy a thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ.

5》 a detachable covering for the front of a mobile phone.


~l adjective ( Anatomy ).


C16: from L., 'band, door frame', related to fasces .

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