AskDefine | Define facia

Dictionary Definition

facia n : a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc [syn: fascia] [also: faciae (pl)]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The signboard above a shop or other location open to the public.
  2. The plate forming the basis of the control panel for a vehicle or device

Extensive Definition

Fascia (from Latin: meaning, band or door frame) may refer to:

See also

  • Fascio, fascist political group
  • Fasces, The Roman symbol of power and jurisdiction
facia in French: Fascia (homonymie)
facia in Dutch: Fascia
facia in Norwegian: Fascia

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

anteriority, bold front, brave face, brave front, display, facade, face, facet, fore, forefront, foreground, forehand, foreland, forepart, forequarter, foreside, foreword, front, front elevation, front man, front matter, front page, front view, frontage, frontal, frontier, frontispiece, head, heading, lap, obverse, preface, prefix, priority, proscenium, window dressing
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