verb (used with object), fac·et·ed, fac·et·ing or (especially British) fac·et·ted, fac·et·ting.
Origin of facet
Examples from the Web for faceted
He jiggled the faceted glass door knob to let the person inside know he was hogging the lavatory.
There were eyes; the round inhuman orbs of the dwarf chaks, the faceted stare of the prism eyes of the Toys.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
I saw the tremor shake their bristling hosts, oscillate the great spire, set the faceted disks quivering.The Metal Monster|A. Merritt
If we are dealing with a faceted stone, not even the smallest portion can be utilized, for fear of injuring it.
British Dictionary definitions for faceted
verb -ets, -eting, -eted, -ets, -etting or -etted
Word Origin for facet
Word Origin and History for faceted
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.