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
Contemporary Examples of faceted
He jiggled the faceted glass door knob to let the person inside know he was hogging the lavatory.Exclusive Excerpt: MLK's Haunting Final Hours
April 24, 2010
Historical Examples of faceted
The young woman was staring into the pan of water, into the faceted glass.
She was looking up from the faceted glass now, shaking her head sadly.
The tools are faceted, polished and furrowed, for ever moving onwards.The Home of the Blizzard
On the ordered plains were traced the hieroglyphs of the faceted world.The Metal Monster
These were always cut in rounded form en cabochon, not faceted as is the modern custom.Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times
J. Henry Middleton
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.