face up

Definitions

  • She saw a cat's face looking up at her
    She saw a cat's face looking up at her
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v face up deal with (something unpleasant) head on "You must confront your problems","He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
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Quotations

  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    “A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.”
  • Fay Weldon
    Fay Weldon
    “You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.”
  • Marjorie Rosen
    Marjorie Rosen
    “Does art reflect life? In movies, yes. Because more than any other art form, films have been a mirror held up to society's porous face.”
  • E. V. Cooke
    E. V. Cooke
    “You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to fall down flat/ But to lie there-that's a disgrace.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean%20Baudrillard
    “The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.”

Usage

In literature:

Philip looked up at last, and there was the lovely face with its beaming eyes.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Everything wakes them up, the streams of people, the eyes and the faces.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
When the car slowed up at a hill he ran round it, looking up into his master's face.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
His manner expressed the greatest sense of luxury, but suddenly he sat up, his face showing anger.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He opened his glazing eyes and looked up into the face of his wife.
"Starlight Ranch" by Charles King
I tell you that last night she was muffled up in her chair, and her face covered.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Then she sat up and washed her face very carefully.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Asher stood up where the white moonlight fell full on his face.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The woman smiled wistfully up into the strong face bending over her.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
The little girl looked up at last with a face all dimples.
"The End of a Coil" by Susan Warner
Suddenly her face lighted up.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
Whenever I essayed to recall the features of the Creole, the dream-face rose up before me more palpable than ever!
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
His face was the face of Death, who had come close up and touched him.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Her face lighted up with a sudden reckless thought.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
John had turned his grave face towards her, lit up with a quick smile.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
He looked up laughingly into his father's face, but quickly became grave.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
Kill me to soothe your conscience, because the truth is something you can't face up to.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
Suddenly, out of a deep silence, Mrs. Hart sprang up and turned her white face toward Zillah.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
He straightened up, and faced the three cow-punchers.
"The Heart of Thunder Mountain" by Edfrid A. Bingham
She drew herself up and faced her captor with dry eyes and a face calm, though pale.
"The Ivory Snuff Box" by Arnold Fredericks
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In poetry:

The old man picks them up,
the soldier hits him in the face.
The old man falls,
the soldier kicks him and walks away.
"He Was Lucky" by Anna Swirszczynska
“My son, look up, if you would see
The Promise on your way,
And turn a trustful face to me.”
I whispered — “Yea.”
"Doubting" by Henry Kendall
"We cam' to port, an' I got leeve,
An' flew on wings o' luve to rush
Into her arms, an' in my face
She leukit up withoot a blush.
"Sheepieknowe: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
"Put to yer han', my lady fair!
Haud up her heid!" quo' he;
"Gien she dinna face the win' a wee mair
It's faurweel to you an' me!"
"The Yerl O' Waterydeck" by George MacDonald
“STAND UP, stand up, thou May Janet,
And go to the wars with me.”
He’s drawn her by both hands
With her face against the sea.
"May Janet" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
O sweet, calm face that seemed to wear
The look of sins forgiven!
O voice of prayer that seemed to bear
Our own needs up to heaven!
"The Friend’s Burial" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Man faces up to 10 years for knife attack on woman.
Central Hardin senior Drew Harrington admitted when he woke up Wednesday morning he had an unusual bounce in his step and a smile on his face for being up so early.
A Michigan man faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to traveling to West Virginia to have sex with a minor.
Phillip Smith faces up to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to identity theft and fraud charges.
Facing Up to the Integrity Imperative .
Rajat Gupta, a former director at Goldman Sachs, is facing up to a decade in prison this week for insider trading.
Facing up to Facebook last Saturday.
Facing Up to the Integrity Imperative.
Physician faces up to four years in the death of Michael Jackson.
Jeffrey Pyne, 22, faces up to life in prison if convicted as charged.
When he would smile it would just light up his whole face up.
A New Zealand man faces up to 10 years in jail.
Andrea Lawton could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of federal charges.
Lafayette teen faces up to 32 years in prison.
The defense strategy released Thursday faces up to budget realities, but the Obama administration will have to balance the need for cuts against Pentagon warnings about undermining security.
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In science:

The final amplitude perfectly coincides with the (generalized) EPRL model, up to additional face factors that can be independently specified, for instance as argued in [20, 21].
The twistorial structure of loop-gravity transition amplitudes
This theorem simply says that a Linial–Meshulam random complex, once it has enough faces, will tend to pile up, or “overlap” () when mapped into R2 .
Higher dimensional distortion of random complexes
Why Europe needs FuturICT as a FET Flagship project? As the population grows and ages, environmental conditions change, and ICT becomes more and more pervasive, we are facing systemic challenges and risks that up to now have been impossible to identify, anticipate, and manage.
FuturICT
That is ai can be chosen by looking at the revealed part P ∗i−1 made of the union of all the faces revealed and the finite regions they enclose up to step i − 1 and possibly an independent source of randomness which is independent of M∗i−1 .
Percolations on random maps I: half-plane models
As in 4.10.3.1, we will explicitly construct a maximal crepant blow up ϕ : Z → U , and a contraction (of an extremal face) ψ : Z → U + , to a standard model U + .
Del Pezzo surfaces over Dedekind schemes
Folding can also be expressed with spin variables σi = ±1 living on the elementary triangles, which indicate whether the i-th triangle faces up or down in the folded state.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice with Quenched Random Bending Rigidity
Up to this extreme phase space, where all experiments face the limit of statistics, the SM predictions seem to beautifully describe the cross-sections over several orders of magnitude.
Physics at high Q^2 and p^2_t: Summary of DIS 2000
In this model the hot star irradiates and heats up the facing giant’s hemisphere that causes variation in the star’s brightness when viewing the binary at different orbital phases.
The role of ionization in symbiotic binaries
In order to speed-up detection we try to remove contours that are not likely faces and reduce the number of contours that will be used for grouping and approximation with ellipse. 10. Approximations of contours with ellipses.
Computerized Face Detection and Recognition
This may explain the universality of markets on which a single client facing the bid makes up his/hers mind.
Quantum Game Theory in Finance
In parallel, ILC R&D programs around the world have been ramping up to face the considerable challenges ahead.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
Depending on the relative positions of the faces σ, τ to the special vertex v they may induce up to three different matched pairs in ¯µ, as it will be defined now.
One-Point Suspensions and Wreath Products of Polytopes and Spheres
Since the argument is symmetric, we may suppose that Sk is flat face up.
A search method for thin positions of links
If eSi is flat face up, then we assign a + (− resp.) to the inside collar (outside collar) of eSi .
A search method for thin positions of links
During this ‘close-up’ study of the cliff face, we intended to focus the Cyborg Astrobiologist exploration system upon the two points that it found most interesting when it was in the more distant tree grove, namely the two wet and dark regions of the lower part of the cliff face.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
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