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Definition of: facet

(fasit) noun
1. One of the small plane surfaces cut upon a diamond or other gem. For illustration see DIAMOND.
2. Archit. A flat projecting fillet between the flutes of a column.
3. Zool. A unit of a compound eye in insects and crustaceans; also, the surface or cornea of such an eye.
4. One side, view, or phase of a subject or of a person's mind or character.
5. Anat. A small flat surface on a bone.
6. Dent. A flat abraded spot on a tooth: also fac′ette.
v.t. fac·et·ed or ·et·ted, fac·et·ing or ·et·ting
To cut or work a facet or facets upon.
[<F facette, dim. of face FACE]

Most often used phrases:

important facet
major facet
new facet
articular facet
interesting facet
facet information
notable facet
facet joint
small facet
minor facet
facet joints
key facet
single facet
second facet
specific facet

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