right face

noun Military.
1.
a command, given to a soldier or soldiers at attention, to turn the body 90° toward the right.
2.
the act of so turning in a prescribed military manner.
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right about face

noun
1.
Military.
a.
a command, given to a soldier or soldiers at attention, to turn the body about toward the right so as to face in the opposite direction.
b.
the act of so turning in a prescribed military manner.
2.
rightabout ( def 2 ).
3.
any complete reversal, as of conduct or opinion.
Also, rightabout-face, right-about-face.


Origin:
1805–15

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Example sentences
The distance between the left eye of the right face and the right eye of the left face seems short.
Silt layers can be observed on the right face of the breach.
We were able to outline the right flank, part of the right face and part of the left flank.
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