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facet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'facet' (Webster Dictionary)

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

Meaning of 'facet' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . facet [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a distinct feature or element in a problem
Example in sentence:
  • he studied every facet of the question