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facette


facette


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Facette  \Fa*cette"\,  n.  [F.] 
  See  {Facet},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Facet  \Fac"et\,  n.  [F.  facette,  dim.  of  face  face.  See  {Face}.] 
  1.  A  little  face;  a  small  plane  surface;  as  the  facets  of  a 
  diamond.  [Written  also  {facette}.] 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  A  smooth  circumscribed  surface;  as  the  articular 
  facet  of  a  bone. 
 
  3.  (Arch.)  The  narrow  plane  surface  between  flutings  of  a 
  column. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  One  of  the  numerous  small  eyes  which  make  up 
  the  compound  eyes  of  insects  and  crustaceans.