n. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond. (Anat.) A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone. (Arch.) The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column. (Zool.) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.
- vb. To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.
- adj. Facetious; witty; humorous.