1. a hostile disagreement face-to-face
Syn: ↑confrontation, ↑encounter, ↑showdown
Derivationally related forms: ↑confrontational (for: ↑confrontation), ↑confront (for: ↑confrontation)
Hypernyms: ↑disagreement
2. (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
Derivationally related forms: ↑face off
Topics: ↑ice hockey, ↑hockey, ↑hockey game
Hypernyms: ↑beginning, ↑start, ↑commencement
Part Holonyms: ↑ice hockey, ↑hockey, ↑hockey game

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