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Definition of Facet


  1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond.
  2. A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone.
  3. The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.
  4. One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.
  5. To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.
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Facet Translations

facet in French is facette
facet in Spanish is faceta