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  • adj. Having facets.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of facet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having facets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In lapidary work, covered with facets, or cut with geometrical surfaces to enhance the brilliancy, as a gem.
  • Having facets, as the compound eye of an insect. See compound eyes, under eye.

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  • adj. having facets


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