Definition of FACEDOWN: with the face down
Examples of FACEDOWN:
The cards were dealt facedown
He fell facedown
in the sand.http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facedownface·down
(fās′do̵un′; for n., -do̵un′)
with the face or front turned downwardhttp://www.yourdictionary.com/facedown
in the mud he crawled and squirmed out of the mist and away from the pit until he felt safe enough to collapse and hug the earth.”http://www.wordnik.com/words/Facedownface•down
with the face or the front or upper surface downward: He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table. http://dictionary.infoplease.com/facedownfacedownAlternative forms
facedown (not comparable)
(of a person or object) In a manner such that the face, front, or surface which is normally directed forward for viewing is positioned downward.
- She was sleeping facedown
on the sofa.
- He placed the page facedown
on the table so that we could not see its contents.http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/facedown
[...]At some point that night, police say, he killed Nancy, most likely by pinning her face-down
to the floor and strangling her with a cord (authorities found her in a second-floor office lying in a pool of blood, wrapped in a towel, with her arms and legs bound).[...]http://www.newsweek.com/2007/06/28/chris-beno...
[...]He said the SWAT team was able to surreptitiously insert a tiny camera lens into the room and saw Carlson's body face-down
on the floor, which prompted officers to enter the room.[...]http://voices.washingtonpost.com/crime-scene/...