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Foundation vs. Concealer

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Foundationnoun

The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect.

‘The foundation of his institute has been wrought with difficulty.’;

Concealernoun

(countable) Something that, or someone who, conceals.

Foundationnoun

That upon which anything is founded; that on which anything stands, and by which it is supported; the lowest and supporting layer of a superstructure; underbuilding.

Concealernoun

A cosmetic designed to cover blemishes.

Foundationnoun

(figurative) The result of the work to begin something; that which stabilizes and allows an enterprise or system to develop.

Concealernoun

One who conceals.

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Foundationnoun

(card games) In solitaire or patience games, one of the piles of cards that the player attempts to build, usually holding all cards of a suit in ascending order.

Concealer

A concealer or color corrector is a type of cosmetic that is used to mask dark circles, age spots, large pores, and other small blemishes visible on the skin. It is similar to foundation, but thicker and used to hide different pigments by blending the imperfection into the surrounding skin tone.

Foundationnoun

(architecture) The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry.

‘The foundations of this construction have been laid out.’;

Foundationnoun

A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.

Foundationnoun

That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity.

‘The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is the parent organization of the Wiktionary collaborative project.’;

Foundationnoun

(cosmetics) Cosmetic cream roughly skin-colored, designed to make the face appear uniform in color and texture.

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Foundationnoun

A basis for social bodies or intellectual disciplines.

Foundationnoun

The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect.

Foundationnoun

That upon which anything is founded; that on which anything stands, and by which it is supported; the lowest and supporting layer of a superstructure; groundwork; basis.

‘Behold, I lay in Zion, for a foundation, a stone . . . a precious corner stone, a sure foundation.’; ‘The foundation of a free common wealth.’;

Foundationnoun

The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course (see Base course (a), under Base, n.) and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry.

Foundationnoun

A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.

‘He was entered on the foundation of Westminster.’;

Foundationnoun

That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity; as, the Ford Foundation.

‘Against the canon laws of our foundation.’;

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Foundationnoun

the basis on which something is grounded;

‘there is little foundation for his objections’;

Foundationnoun

an institution supported by an endowment

Foundationnoun

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained;

‘the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture’;

Foundationnoun

lowest support of a structure;

‘it was built on a base of solid rock’; ‘he stood at the foot of the tower’;

Foundationnoun

education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge;

‘he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study’; ‘a good grounding in mathematics’;

Foundationnoun

a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body

Foundationnoun

the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new;

‘she looked forward to her initiation as an adult’; ‘the foundation of a new scientific society’; ‘he regards the fork as a modern introduction’;

Foundationnoun

the lowest load-bearing part of a building, typically below ground level

‘foundations were being dug for a block of flats’; ‘build the arch resting on top of this solid foundation’;

Foundationnoun

a coloured cream, powder, or liquid used as a base to even out facial skin tone before applying other cosmetics

‘apply moisturizer a few minutes before using foundation’; ‘a foundation brush’; ‘heavy foundations and concealers can contribute to dull skin and clogged pores’;

Foundationnoun

an underlying basis or principle

‘physics, the foundation of all the sciences’; ‘without stability, the country will not be able hold the elections that will lay the foundation for a peaceful and democratic future’; ‘this idea is the foundation of all modern economics’;

Foundationnoun

justification or reason

‘misleading accusations with no foundation’;

Foundationnoun

the action of establishing an institution or organization

‘the foundation of a civil service college’;

Foundationnoun

an institution established with an endowment, for example a research body or charity

‘charitable foundations’;

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