facet

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

facet

A desired surface displayed in a gem. It may grow naturally but is usually hand cut. This definition includes the meaning of a specific cuts for gems.
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facet

A smooth polished face surface on a cut gemstone.
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Facet

Facets are flat faces on geometric shapes. The organization of naturally occurring facets was key to early developments in crystallography, since they reflect the underlying symmetry of the crystal structure. Gemstones commonly have facets cut into them in order to improve their appearance by allowing them to reflect light. ==Facet arrangements== ...
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facet

When used as a noun, a facet is a flat surface (one of many) cut into a piece of gem rough in order to maximize the reflection of light out of the stone. When used as the verb to facet, it means to cut a gemstone into a faceted shape, such as a round brilliant cut, emerald cut, cushion cut or similar.
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facet

(fasĀ“әt) (fә-setĀ“) a small, plane surface on a hard body, such as a bone.
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facet

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

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

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

(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

[geometry] In geometry, a facet is a feature of a polyhedron, polytope, or related geometric structure, generally of dimension one less than the structure itself. ...
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Facet

[psychology] In psychology, a facet is a specific and unique aspect of a broader personality trait. Both the concept and the term `facet` were introduced by Paul Costa and Robert McCrae in the first edition of the NEO-Personality Inventory (NEO-PI) Manual. Facets were originally elaborated only for the neuroticism, openness to experience, a...
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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

a class representing a primitive aspect of a locale, such as a way of writing an integer or a character encoding. TC++PL D.3.
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facet

a distinct feature or element in a problem
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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

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

A flat cut or polished face on a gemstone.
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Facet

A planar surface which is polished onto a gemstone.
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Facet

Facets are the flat, polished surfaces on a diamond.
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