: any of the definable aspects that make up a subject (as of contemplation) or an object (as of consideration)
: the external corneal surface of an ommatidium
: a smooth flat circumscribed anatomical surface (as of a bone)
— fac·et·ed or fac·et·ted \ˈfa-sə-təd\ adjective
Examples of FACET
- Each facet of the problem requires careful attention.
- the different facets of our culture
- Which facet of his character is most appealing?
- the facets of a diamond
Origin of FACET
diminutive of face
First Known Use: 1625
fac·et noun \ˈfas-ət\ (Medical Dictionary)
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