Associations to the word «Facet»


FACET, noun. Any one of the flat surfaces cut into a gem.
FACET, noun. One among many similar or related, yet still distinct things.
FACET, noun. One of a series of things, such as steps in a project.
FACET, noun. (anatomy) One member of a compound eye, as found in insects and crustaceans.
FACET, noun. (anatomy) A smooth circumscribed surface.
FACET, noun. (architecture) The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.
FACET, noun. (mathematics) A face of codimension 1 of a polytope.
FACET, verb. To cut a facet into a gemstone.

Dictionary definition

FACET, noun. A distinct feature or element in a problem; "he studied every facet of the question".
FACET, noun. A smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone).

Wise words

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