F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fash-ee-uh for 1, 3–5; fey-shuh for 2]
    • /ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2 /
    • /ˈfeɪ.ʃə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fash-ee-uh for 1, 3–5; fey-shuh for 2]
    • /ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2 /

Definitions of fascia word

  • noun plural fascia a band or fillet, as for binding the hair. 1
  • noun plural fascia Also called fascia board. facia. 1
  • noun plural fascia Architecture. any relatively broad, flat, horizontal surface, as the outer edge of a cornice, a stringcourse, etc. any of a number of horizontal bands, usually three in number, each projecting beyond the one below to form the architrave in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders. 1
  • noun plural fascia Anatomy, Zoology. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body. tissue of this kind. 1
  • noun plural fascia Zoology, Botany. a distinctly marked band of color. 1
  • noun fascia A wooden board or other flat piece of material such as that covering the ends of rafters. 1

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Origin of fascia

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
1555-65; < Latin: band, bandage; akin to fasces

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Parts of speech for Fascia


fascia popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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