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fac·et

 (făs′ĭt)
n.
1. One of the flat polished surfaces cut on a gemstone or occurring naturally on a crystal.
2. Anatomy A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
3. Biology One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.
4. One of numerous aspects, as of a subject.

[French facette, from Old French, diminutive of face, face; see face.]

fac′et·ed, fac′et·ted adj.

faceted

(ˈfæsɪtɪd)
adj
(Jewellery) having facets
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faceted - having facetsfaceted - having facets; "a faceted diamond"  
unfaceted - lacking facets; "an unfaceted gem"
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References in classic literature ?
The owners of houses in which much property had been left, brought there from other houses, complained of the injustice of taking everything to the Faceted Palace in the Kremlin; others insisted that as the French had gathered things from different houses into this or that house, it would be unfair to allow its owner to keep all that was found there.
Several of Google's databases do not have any faceted navigation options, at least not under a Search tools button or left-hand limits.
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New Delhi, July 30 ( ANI ): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said on Tuesday that multi faceted issues are likely to be discussed on US Secretary of State, John Kerry's visit to India.
Analysis of rater severity on written expression exam using Many Faceted Rasch Measurement
Grouping information as categories during browsing, also called faceted browsing or faceted navigation, is one of the approaches proposed for enhancing the users' browsing experience.
The Brilliante Faceted jug kettle has chrome detail, a 360-degree swivel base and 1.7-litre water capacity.
This paper looks at Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) to investigate how a faceted classification can be expressed in RDF and shared on the Semantic Web.
FAST, Faceted Application of Subject Terminology; principles and applications.
The search and retrieval experts have inexplicably seized upon the term "faceted" to describe a system that helps a user to retrieve information in this way.
Currently, third on the list is poorly implemented faceted navigation.
Bill Kules, Ph.D., of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America will examine how searchers interact with a web-based, faceted library catalog when conducting exploratory searches.