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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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The suspected mechanism of transmission in this case is contamination of the sterile field or equipment by oropharyngeal secretions caused by nonuse of a face mask by a carrier of this organism.
By simply spraying Crystal Veil Mask Bokin 24 Mint over both sides of the mask, this spray thus provides 24-hour protection from pollen grains that would otherwise adhere to the mask's surface as viruses and bacteria that similarly cling to and accumulate on face masks throughout the day.
Aerobiology tests for face masks simulate real-life situations, in which the user is exposed to viruses coming in.
SKIN WITH ZING: Face masks, right and below, can give you a real pick-me-up
He will be examined and measured for a face mask which we hope will allow him to play in the near future without causing more damage to the affected bones.
The scientific advice on face masks for the general public is that they are of very little value.
A beautifully scented, nourishing face mask which cleanses your skin thoroughly without drying it out.
Announced at a May 3 briefing, the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscore the need for understanding how to properly use a respirator and how a face mask is only one tool in preventing infection.
The face mask Nick Noyer wears to protect his nose, broken two weeks ago in practice, might appear bothersome, but his performance Tuesday argues otherwise.
4) It has been suggested that practice with the tools required for face mask removal of the catastrophically injured football player is essential.
One common method of airway management involves the use of a pediatric face mask attached to a standard ventilation bag.