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crater face

derogatory slang Someone with very bad acne or severe scarring therefrom. Sometimes hyphenated. I was a bit of a crater face in high school, but thankfully my face cleared up in college. Wow, a crater-face like you will never get a date to the dance!
See also: crater, face

crater

1. n. an acne scar. Walter was always sort of embarrassed about his craters.
2. in. to collapse and go down as with a falling stock price. The stock cratered and probably won’t recover for a year or two.

crater-face

and pizza-face and pizza-puss and zit-face
n. a person with acne or many acne scars. (Intended as jocular. Rude and derogatory.) I gotta get some kind of medicine for these pimples. I’m getting to be a regular crater-face. I don’t want to end up a zit-face, but I love chocolate!
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Despite the results of the study, Rodriguez noted that follow-up investigations are yet to be completed in order to determine if Lomonosov really is the crater that caused the tsunami.
People travel from as far as Uganda, western Kenya and the Coast to congregate in caves for prayers, while others, desperate and unhappy, occasionally throw themselves into the abyss.BODY FOUNDIn the most recent incident, police and the county government fire brigade last week retrieved the body of a man believed to have slid into the crater while touring the area.
Speaking about it, William Bottke, an asteroid expert at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado and a co-author of the paper said, "The only obstacle to doing this has been finding an accurate way to date large craters on the Moon."
THE METEOR CRATER. Arizona's Meteor Crater is a nearly circular bowl-shaped basin in northern Arizona (Fig.
Eduardo Laguerta, Phivolcs resident volcanologist here, said the sulfur flux possibly meant that either the magma was poorly degassing because of the clogged crater or the magma was still the old deposits of previous year's eruption, the reason why the gas emission was low.
Al Wahba Crater is 250 m (820 ft) deep and 2 kms in diameter.
In addition to the possible evidence of ice, the group's map of Shackleton revealed a remarkably preserved crater that has remained relatively unscathed since its formation more than three billion years ago.
Contaminants that exist in or on top of the paint cause craters by a different mechanism.
The isotope analysis returned a series of dates from 2,100 to 800 years ago for the pieces of sandstone and quartzite blown out of the crater, which is the largest of a dozen such craters, or maars, clustered over an area of about three square kilometres.
In the list above, which state has the largest crater? The smallest crater?
The Lunar Crater Remote Observation and Sensing Satellite mission involved deliberately crashing a spent rocket into a crater near the Moon's south pole.
The best place to see a clean crater? Rocky or icy planets without an atmosphere.
Summary: <p>The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to confer the name of Lebanese writer and painter Gibran Khalil Gibran on an impact crater on Mercury, Lebanese media reported on Monday.
As a child in northern New Jersey, Ken Crater raised his own organic vegetables.
Moore, using the 83cm refractor of Meudon Observatory, described a feature inside the crater Cassini A.