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[feys-uhp] /ˈfeɪsˈʌp/
with the face or the front or upper surface upward:
Place the cards faceup on the table.
Origin of faceup
1960-65; face + up Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Inside one of the inner rooms a tray held a body, faceup.
  • Have students place these two piles faceup on their desks, making sure not to mix the two piles.
  • All losing hands should be killed and the winning hand should remain faceup until the pot has been awarded.
  • The reflector shall be mounted faceup in a manner similar to the way in which it is mounted on the bicycle.
  • The body, which had literally been riddled by bullets, was found lying faceup on the floor.

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