(also chiefly British facia except in sense 3)
- 1A board or other flat piece of material covering the ends of rafters or other fittings: a further piece of chipboard acts as a fascia to disguise the ceiling fixturesMore example sentences
- We used beautiful recycled redwood for barge rafters, fascia boards and decking.
- If there's too much roof overhang, pad out the gutter with wood blocks on the fascia; if there's too little, extend the drip edge.
- To face one end of the bench, they cut short vertical strips with beveled edges from the fascia board; the other end they wrapped with fascia board.
- 1.1British A signboard on the upper part of a shopfront showing the name of the shop: the use of consistent graphics on shop fasciasMore example sentences
- Peacock, which also operates under the Bon Marche and The Fragrance Shop fascias, said it plans to double its outlets to around 1, 400.
- All of the illuminated fascias above the shops had been smashed.
- Many retailers can enjoy great success simply because the fascia above their shops are valued by consumers.
- 1.2(In classical architecture) a long flat surface between mouldings on an architrave.More example sentences
- Inside, too, the dramatic swoops and swirls of the present model's fascia have been replaced by a more restrained architecture.
- The London-based developer replaced floors, ceilings, fascia and décor in the former Corporation House which for years hosted hundreds of British Telecom staff and civil servants.
- A crown molding added on top of the facia will dress up the facia but should be attached so it will line up smoothly with the slope of the roof.
- 2British The dashboard of a motor vehicle: the interior boasts a Mercedes-like fasciaMore example sentences
- The steel unibody has fascias made of recyclable TSOP plastic.
- Primary parts include fascias, rocker panel skirts, crash pads, instrument panels, glove boxes and center consoles.
- Thankfully, the latest breed of electronic tachographs are much easier to fit into the facias of such vehicles than the older style units were.
- 2.1A board or panel of controls on any piece of equipment.More example sentences
- It's fascinating to see these ideas developed in 1953, albeit expressed in the materials of the time: reinforced-concrete structures, light steel frames with fascias and panel walls.
- The facade is bedecked with bright orange glass-cure-plastic panels, and the fascias, like many of the inner walls, are painted with colors rendered in aggressively uneven vertical stripes.
- Particularly avoid those hyper-trendy slimline light switches that barely protrude from the fascia.
- 3 /ˈfaʃə/ (plural fasciae /-ʃɪiː/) Anatomy A thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ: the diagnosis of Dupuytren’s contracture is usually very easy because the palmar fascia is obviously thickenedMore example sentences
- After careful dissection through the subcutaneous tissue and the fascia, a small incision was made at the peritoneum.
- The irregular type is found in the dermis of the skin, deep fascia surrounding and defining muscles, capsules of organs, and nerve sheaths.
- This area, which included fascia, muscle, and subcutaneous tissue, was debrided until viable margins were obtained.
- 4A covering, typically a detachable one, for the front part of a mobile phone.More example sentences
- Sadly and finally, after being dropped about fifty times, my clunky but much-admired mobile phone fascia has finally given up the ghost.
- Brighten up and refresh your mobile phone with a new fascia, cover or housing.
- The T6 screw driver is required to change phone fascia covers and housings for most Sony Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, LG, Siemens and many more mobile phones.
- sense 3.More example sentences
- These impairments may include pain, loss of active and passive trunk range of motion, decreased rib mobility, muscle imbalances, and fascial restriction.
- In summary, caution should be used when performing minimal-incision fascial releases because of the proximity of neurovascular structures.
- Bacterial toxins and enzymes facilitate the spread of the bacteria through the skin, especially through the subcutaneous tissue and fascial planes.
More definitions of fasciaDefinition of fascia in:
- The US English dictionary