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Face

The external appearance or surface of anything; that which is readily observable by a spectator. The words contained in a document in their plain or obvious meaning without regard to external evidence or facts.

The term is applied most frequently in business law to mean the apparent meaning of a contract, paper, bill, bond, record, or other such legal document. A document might appear to be valid on its face, but circumstances may modify or explain it, and its meaning or validity can be altered.

See: appearance, confront, endure, look, suffer, withstand
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This led to new features like the Global Face Reach section in the Face Guardian portal.
As visual experience is so important for recognising faces, the processing system becomes tailored by experience with particular face categories.
In line with his hypothesis, Matsumiya found that participants' experiences exploring the face masks by touch shifted their perception of the faces presented visually compared to participants who had no adaptation period, such that the visual faces were perceived as having the opposite facial expression.
From this vantage point it appears that both face- and expert-specific N170 ERPs can be identified, but this factor does not abolish a conspicuous N170 face effect.
But I believe nothing can take the place of face time.
If you have a particularly small or narrow face, consider trying child sized sunglasses - on very petite adult faces they will look well proportioned.
Myofacial lift: A mild electric current is applied to the face, tightening up the muscles.
The only other images that sparked activity, though weak, in these cells were clock faces and round fruits, which the researchers point out have the general shape of faces.
draw fabulous four clubs five knuckled slug of a face.
The question," says Sherry Turkle, a technology researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "is whether you can use it constructively to bring it back to the face to face.
In an effort to help minimize the nobake sand weight issues, it was determined that only the cope or working face of the casting needed to be nobake.