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NOUN (2)

1. a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes;
- Example: "give your home a facelift"
- Example: "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
[syn: face lift, facelift, face lifting]

2. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised;
- Example: "some actresses have more than one face lift"
[syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

face lifting n 1: a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction" [syn: face lift, facelift, face lifting] 2: plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift" [syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]