Definición de facet en inglés:

facet

Saltos de línea: facet
Pronunciación: /ˈfasɪt
 
, -ɛt/

sustantivo

1One side of something many-sided, especially of a cut gem: a blue and green jewel that shines from a million facets
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  • The many voices of the metropolis only come together like facets of a many-sided prism in the fourth projection, which stands separate from the other three.
  • He walked to the window, and suddenly, it shattered and produced a million facets of light.
  • The different facets act both as surface decoration and refract light through the vessel.
Sinónimos
surface, face, side, plane, angle, slant
2A particular aspect or feature of something: a philosophy that extends to all facets of the business
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A facet is an aspect or dimension of an object or piece of information.
  • Cyberspace right now is made up of a series of windows on the real world, that allow us to see views, or facets, or aspects of people elsewhere.
  • The resulting communication failure featured a number of facets.
Sinónimos
component, constituent, element, part, section, portion, piece, bit;
angle, slant, sense, respect, regard, way, viewpoint, standpoint
3 Zoology Any of the individual units (ommatidia) that make up the compound eye of an insect or crustacean.
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  • For example, although crustacean compound eye facets are diverse, most are similar to insect ommatidia.
  • Often later ommatidial cell fates cannot be specified, such as pigment cells that normally function to separate ommatidia into individual facets.
  • Drosophila compound eyes are composed of 800 identical facets or ommatidia.

Origen

early 17th century: from French facette, diminutive of face 'face, side' (see face).

Derivativos

faceted

adjetivo
[in combination]: a multifaceted approach

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Palabra del día retroflex
Pronunciación: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
adjective
turned backwards