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facet
American English: /ˈfæsət/
British English: /ˈfasɪt/
, /ˈfasɛt/

Translation of facet in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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