Variant of facet
- any of the small, polished plane surfaces of a cut gem
- any of a number of sides or aspects, as of a personality
- Anat. any small, smooth surface on a bone or other hard part
- Archit. the raised plane between the flutes of a column
- Zool. the outer surface of an ommatidium of a compound eye, as in many insects and crustaceans
Origin: French facette, diminutive of face, face
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