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face card

n. an important person; a self-important person. (As with the royal characters in playing cards.) Who’s the face card getting out of the benz?
See also: card, face
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The project's primary design objective was to combine the images of the stylized royal face cards with portraits of 21st-century celebrities.
STUDENTS BEGAN BY SELECTING THEIR ROYAL FACE CARDS and the celebrities to combine with them.
An example of the results for the Bjerrum, girl's face card, and smiley face card are shown in Figures 2a-c.
A high degree of agreement was found between the location of the best retinal area, as defined by the Bjerrum tangent screen and that of the smiley face card (13/14, 92.
Focusing on user-generated elements, Face Card provides visitors with the tools they need to create groundbreaking e-cards that utilize pre-recorded generic messages or a premium voice-customized messaging option.
Only 10s, face cards and aces - the desired cards in blackjack - were marked.
It is joyful to witness familiar face cards wielded by someone possessing the wit to isolate these elements and, book by book, to reroute them, book by book, to renew them.
These premium playing cards have chilling aura with muted tones on the face cards and darker, deeper reds on the red index cards.
In the case of The Art Game, Ruffner deals, or has been dealt, the all-powerful face cards.
Face cards (Jacks, Queens, Kings)=Putting things away
Custom playing card decks with unique face cards are quite rare and a deck of this high level of artistic scope and artistry is even more unusual and will have great appeal to playing card collectors everywhere.
Most of the time you will be hoping to see some face cards and if you get dealt a hand such as K8 suited you may think you have a good hand.
Those receiving numbers from 2 to 5 were ``not cool;'' 6 through 10 were ``average'' and face cards were the ``popular'' kids - designations for the exercise.
But she never split any face cards or took a hit when the dealer had five or six showing.