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face time

a brief appearance on television.
a brief face-to-face meeting, especially with someone important.
a face-to-face meeting with a person one knows only from phone conversations, email correspondence, etc.
Origin of face time
1975-80 Unabridged
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  • But when your generosity is thrown back in your face time after time—!

    The Hall and the Grange Archibald Marshall
  • Being a military man, I have had on various occasions to face time enemy.

  • One could see the shades of pain pass over John's face time and again.

    The Hive Will Levington Comfort
British Dictionary definitions for face time

face time

the time spent dealing with someone else face to face, esp in a place of work
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Slang definitions & phrases for face time

face time

noun phrase

Time spent face-to-face or in close proximity, esp with persons useful to one's career: Getting 'face time,' as insinuating your way into a photograph with the President is known/ He recently spent some ''face time'' chatting with his new pig (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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face time in Technology

Time spent interacting with somebody face-to-face (as opposed to via electronic links). "Oh, yeah, I spent some face time with him at the last Usenix."
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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