Definition of Facet. Meaning of Facet. Synonyms of Facet

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Definition of Facet

Facet
Facet Fac"et, n. [F. facette, dim. of face face. See Face.] 1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond. [Written also facette.] 2. (Anat.) A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone. 3. (Arch.) The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column. 4. (Zo["o]l.) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.
Facet
Facet Fac"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Faceted; p. pr. & vb. n. Faceting.] To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.

Meaning of Facet from wikipedia

- Facets (/ˈfæsɪt/) are flat faces on geometric shapes. The organization of naturally occurring facets was key to early developments in crystallography,...
- Faceted may refer to an object containing a facet. Faceted may also refer to: Faceted cl****ification, organizational system allowing multiple characteristics...
- The facet joints, (or zygapophysial joints, zygapophyseal, apophyseal, or Z-joints) are a set of synovial, plane joints between the articular processes...
- user facility, the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests (FACET). This facility was capable of delivering 20 GeV, 3 nC electron (and positron)...
- Stella octangula as a faceting of the cube In geometry, faceting (also spelled facetting) is the process of removing parts of a polygon, polyhedron or...
- A facet is a flat surface of a geometric shape, e.g., of a cut gemstone. Facets (album), an album by Jim Croce "Facets" (DS9 episode), an episode of Star...
- Facet syndrome is a syndrome in which the facet joints (synovial diarthroses, from C2 to S1) cause painful symptoms. In conjunction with degenerative...
- In geometry, a facet is a feature of a polyhedron, polytope, or related geometric structure, generally of dimension one less than the structure itself...
- The superior costal facet (or superior costal fovea) is a site where a rib forms a joint with the top of a vertebra. Ribs connect to the thoracic vertebrae...
- Facet joint arthrosis is an intervertebral disc disorder. The facet joints or zygapophyseal joints are synovial cartilage covered joints that limit the...
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