/ ˈfash(ē)ə; ˈfā-/
a wooden board or other flat piece of material such as that covering the ends of rafters.
∎ a covering, typically a detachable one, for the front part of a cellular phone.
(in classical architecture) a long flat surface between moldings on an architrave.
/ -shēˌē/ ) Anat.
a thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ.
•banksia • eclampsia
, fancier, financier, Landseer
, mahseer, Marcia, tarsier
•intelligentsia • dyspepsia
, Galicia, indicia, Lycia, Mysia
, elixir, ixia
•dossier • nausea
•overseer • Mercia • Hampshire
•Berkshire • Caernarvonshire
•Cheshire • differentia • Breconshire
•Devonshire • Ayrshire
, Hypatia, solatia
, godetia, Helvetia
•Derbyshire • Berwickshire
•Cambridgeshire • Warwickshire
•Argyllshire • quassia • Shropshire
•Yorkshire • Staffordshire
•Hertfordshire • Bedfordshire
•Herefordshire • Oxfordshire
•Forfarshire • Lancashire
•Lincolnshire • Monmouthshire
•Buckinghamshire • Nottinghamshire
•Northamptonshire • Leicestershire
•Wigtownshire • Worcestershire
fascia (pl. fasciae.) 1.
One of two or three bands
on a Classical architrave
, each projecting slightly beyond the one below, often separated by enriched mouldings.2.
Any band or belt with a plain vertical face
, such as a fascia-board at eaves
Deep board over a shop-front on which lettering is placed.
fascia (fash-iă) n. (pl. fasciae) connective tissue
that envelops organs and tissues, forms sheaths for muscles, and is found immediately beneath the skin.
A sheet of fibrous connective tissue
occurring beneath the skin and also enveloping glands, vessels, nerves, and forming muscle and tendon sheaths.
(archit.) long flat surface or band XVI; (anat.) sheath investing an organ. XVIII. — L. fascia
band, fillet, casing of a door, etc., rel. to fascis