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facet

fac·et

facet

 
 
pronunciation:
fae siht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the small, flat, polished faces of a cut gemstone.
 
synonyms:
bezel
definition 2: an angle, aspect, or phase, as of a problem or situation.
synonyms:
angle, aspect, side
similar words:
element, part, phase
definition 3: one of the corneal divisions in a compound eye, as in an insect.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: faceted, faceting, facets
definition: to create facets on.
similar words:
bevel, cut, truncate
derivation: faceted (facetted) (adj.)