Facet vs. Facetted

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  • Facet (noun)

    Any one of the flat surfaces cut into a gem.

    "This facet of the diamond was masterfully cut to enhance its value."

  • Facet (noun)

    One among many similar or related, yet still distinct things.


    "The child's learning disability was only one facet of the problems contributing to his delinquency."

  • Facet (noun)

    One of a series of things, such as steps in a project.

    "We had just about completed the research facet of the project when the order came to cancel it."

  • Facet (noun)

    One member of a compound eye, as found in insects and crustaceans.

  • Facet (noun)

    A smooth circumscribed surface.

    "the articular facet of a bone"

  • Facet (noun)

    Any of the small joints at each segment of the spine that provide stability and help guide motion

  • Facet (noun)

    The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.

  • Facet (noun)

    A face of codimension 1 of a polytope.

  • Facet (noun)

    A criterion that can be used to sort and filter, such as the colour or size of products in an online store.

  • Facet (verb)

    To cut a facet into a gemstone.

  • Facetted (adjective)

    Having facets.

  • Facetted (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of facet

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