reface

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reface provide with a new facing "The building was refaced with beautiful stones"
    • v reface put a new facing on (a garment)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reface To renew the face, façade, or front of, as of a building; resurface: as, to reface a cut stone.
    • reface To recolor (tea) for the market. See facing, 3.
    • reface In dressmaking, to put a new facing in (a garment).
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Usage

In literature:

The deplorable refacings have left few features of interest on the outside.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry" by Frederic W. Woodhouse
How far this rebuilding and refacing were rendered necessary by the condition of the walls at that time it is now impossible to say.
"Bell's Cathedrals: Wimborne Minster and Christchurch Priory" by Thomas Perkins
Some years ago the aisles and clerestory were skilfully refaced, and consequently the exteriors have a very modern appearance.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
If the step-blocks are welded a new pair should be substituted and the damaged ones refaced.
"Steam Turbines" by Hubert E. Collins
It has been refaced with new stone, and the interior has also been completely changed.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
It has since been refaced and repaired, but the original rooms remain.
"A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Haunts of Famous British Authors" by Theodore F. (Theodore Frelinghuysen) Wolfe
It is a brick Elizabethan house refaced.
"The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter" by Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.
The keep, now refaced and restored, was rebuilt by Bishop Hatfield.
"Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present" by John Timbs
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In news:

If you're looking to change the look of your kitchen on a budget, cabinet refacing and hardware replacement may be the answer for you.
Refacing offers the most significant change.
Use of Unleaded Automobile Gasoline in Freshly Overhauled Engines The purpose of this bulletin is to explain the procedure for the use of unleaded automobile gasoline in new or freshly overhauled engines where the valves have been refaced.
Reface kitchen cabinets for an economical update.
Founded in 1989, Essential Cabinets Refacing Inc is dedicated to providing quality product choices at extremely competitive prices.
An inexpensive, if laborious, alternative to replacing or refacing cabinets.
Most kitchen renovation contractors and home centers offer refacing, or they can refer you to a specialist.
Refaced cabinets and a handful of inexpensive finishing touches, like new hardware and a resurfaced countertop, update an inefficient and claustrophobic space.
WalzCraft Launches Comprehensive Cabinet Refacing Training Program.
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