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Definition of Facet

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.

Facet Quotations

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
Pope Paul VI

The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure.
Alice Miller

I do think it's perfectly natural and human to want to invest belief in something. It's just a facet of who we are. What do I believe in? I believe in the obvious things. The people I'm close to and my work - it's not complicated.
Dylan Moran

The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution.
Scott Cook

I try to master every facet of a character in order to build a safety net for myself, so I can go on to take more risks to create someone really distinct.
Jim Parsons
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Facet Translations

facet in French is facette
facet in Spanish is faceta