Meaning of facedown

face•down

Pronunciation: (adv.fās'doun'n.fās'doun&sec), [key]
— adv.
  1. with the face or the front or upper surface downward: He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table.
—n.
  1. a direct confrontation; showdown.
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