verb (used with object), fac·et·ed, fac·et·ing or (especially British) fac·et·ted, fac·et·ting.
- facet joint,
Origin of facet
Examples from the Web for facet
Every facet of his identity, taken alone, seemed at war with every other part of him.
The thing that set Brown apart, however, is his command over every facet of his show.‘Get On Up’ Star Chadwick Boseman on Becoming James Brown—With A Little Help From Mick Jagger|Marlow Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A reader senses both storyteller and critic fighting for full expression on the page, one facet overlaying the other.Novelist D. Foy Dubs His Debut ‘Gutter Opera’ And Who Are We To Argue?|J.T. Price|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then LaPierre went on to blame every other facet of our culture for the problem.
It was a generally unpleasant experience, but one that continues to inform and inspire nearly every facet of my life.
Of course the real power of it in any place depends on the writer's grasp of it, and use of the facet he wants to cut with.Arrows of the Chace, v. 2|John Ruskin
There are twenty-four laboratories working full time on that facet and God knows how many more working part time like we are.Pandemic|Jesse Franklin Bone
Separating, then, one facet from the rest, we find this single eye to consist of several portions: 1.The Life of an Insect|Anonymous
No facet on superior margin of centrum either anteriorly or posteriorly.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae|Frederick True
The salt dish alone revealed a facet of Taverney's character or rather all its sides.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
verb -ets, -eting, -eted, -ets, -etting or -etted
Word Origin for facet
1620s, from French facette (12c., Old French facete), diminutive of face (see face (n.)). The diamond-cutting sense is the original one. Related: Faceted; facets.