facet NOUN 1) one side of something many-sided, especially of a cut gem. 2) an aspect: different facets of the truth.
DERIVATIVES faceted adjective.
ORIGIN French facette 'little face' .

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • Faceted — Fac et*ed, a. Having facets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faceted — Facet Fac et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Faceted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Faceting}.] To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faceted — adjective having facets a faceted diamond • Ant: ↑unfaceted …   Useful english dictionary

  • faceted — adjective see facet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • faceted — See facet. * * * …   Universalium

  • faceted — adjective Having facets …   Wiktionary

  • faceted — adj. having cut and polished surfaces (i.e. gemstone, stone); complex, having many sides or aspects fac·et || fæsɪt n. one of the cut and polished surfaces of a gemstone; aspect, side (i.e. of a situation) v. cut and polish the surface of a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faceted — fac·et·ed …   English syllables

  • Faceted classification — A faceted classification system allows the assignment of multiple classifications to an object, enabling the classifications to be ordered in multiple ways, rather than in a single, pre determined, taxonomic order. The most prominent use of… …   Wikipedia

  • Faceted browser — A faceted browser or faceted semantic browser is a user interface which makes use of faceted classification to allow the user to explore by filtering available information. Each facet typically corresponds to the possible values of a property… …   Wikipedia

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