skew facet

noun

Definition of skew facet

: one of the broad triangular facets which abut in pairs on the girdle of a brilliant between each pair of skill facets

called also cross facet

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“Skew facet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skew%20facet. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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