verb (used with object), fac·et·ed, fac·et·ing or (especially British) fac·et·ted, fac·et·ting.
Origin of facet
Related Words for facetingshave, slice, rip, slash, carve, curtail, divide, clip, slay, chip, crop, snip, slit, sliver, hack, guillotine, saw, hew, decussate, nick
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Historical Examples of faceting
Anyhow, a more systematic method of faceting in sixteen facets—the taille en seize—began to be employed about that time.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
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.