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facia

[fey-shuh] /ˈfeɪ ʃə/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
dashboard (def 1).
Also, fascia.
Also called facia board.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; spelling variant of fascia, perhaps through confusion with Latin faciēs, English face, facial, etc.
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Examples for facia board
  • It has a molded facia board and a built-in gutter, and the wide overhang is supported by scrolled wooden brackets.
  • The basic design includes shallow pilasters at each corner to hold up the deep facia board under the wide eaves.
British Dictionary definitions for facia board

facia

/ˈfeɪʃɪə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of fascia
Derived Forms
facial, adjective
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Word Origin and History for facia board
facia
variant of fascia.
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