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Facet

Fac´et
n.1.A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond.
2.(Anat.) A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone.
3.(Arch.) The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.
4.(Zool.) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.
v. t.1.To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.
[imp. & p. p. Faceted; p. pr. & vb. n. Faceting.]
Noun1.facet - a distinct feature or element in a problem; "he studied every facet of the question"
Synonyms: aspect
2.facet - a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
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