facet

  1. a distinct feature or element in a problem
  2. a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)

facet

grouping of concepts of the same inherent category Examples of categories that may be used for grouping concepts into facets are: activities, disciplines, people, materials, living organisms, objects, places and times. e.g. (1) animals, mice, daffodils and bacteria could all be members of a living organisms facet; (2) digging, writing and cooking ...
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facet

[n] - a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
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Facet

The surface on a bone which is small and flat.
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Facet

Fac'et noun [ French 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...
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Facet

Fac'et transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Faceted ; present participle & verbal noun Faceting .] To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.
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facet

1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond. ... Alternative forms: facette. ... 2. <anatomy> A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone. ... 3. The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column. ... 4. <entomology, zoology> One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound ey...
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facet

noun a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
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facet

(fas´әt) (fә-set´) a small, plane surface on a hard body, such as a bone.
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Facet

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

flat, polished surface on a cut gemstone, usually with three or four sides. The widest part of a faceted stone is the girdle; the girdle lies on a ... [2 related articles]
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Facet

A face of a convex set, not equal to the set, of maximal dimension. If the set is polyhedral, say P = {x: Ax
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Facet

In architecture a facet is the narrow plane surface between the flutings of a column.
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facet

(on talus) Type: Term Definitions: 1. inferiormost portion of the articular surface of the head of the talus that contacts (rests on) the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament. Synonyms: facies articularis ligamenti calcaneonavicularis plantaris tali
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facet

(on talus) Type: Term Definitions: 1. small facet at the lateral edge of the navicular articular surface that lies in contact with the medial surface of the medial part of the bifurcate ligament. Synonyms: facies articularis partis calcaneonavicularis ligamenti bifurcati tali
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facet

Type: Term Pronunciation: fas′et, fă-set′ Definitions: 1. A small smooth area on a bone or other firm structure, usually an articular surface covered in life with articular cartilage. 2. A worn spot on a tooth, produced by chewing or grinding. Synonyms: facies3
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facet

(of atlas) Type: Term Definitions: 1. a circular facet on the posterior (inner) surface of the anterior arch of the atlas that articulates with the dens of the axis. Synonyms: fovea dentis atlantis, pit of atlas for dens
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Facet

A flat cut or polished face on a gemstone.
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facet

straight line of defensive walling
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Facet

A facet is a single, small, flat, side of a many-sided object, like for example one of the small sides of a cut diamond.
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Facet

In zoology, the term facet refers to a single segment of a compound eye.
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Facet

In anatomy, the term facet describes a smooth circumscribed surface; such as, the articular facet of a bone for example.
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facet

The small flat surfaces ground onto cut gemstones. Often to enhance colour by sacrificing brilliance. Also --angular light reflective surfaces in bright cut engraving.
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facet

Latin facies = face, hence a small smooth bony surface, either coated with articular cartilage or the site of a tendinous attachment (cf. a facet on a diamond).
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facet

(fas;et) A small, smooth surface of a bone where articulation occurs.
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