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facet Tweet Definition of facet Like Definition of facet on Facebook
noun
  1. Any one of the flat surfaces cut into a gem.
The facets of the diamond were masterfully cut to enhance its value.
  1. One among many similar or related, yet still distinct things.
The child's learning disability was only one of the problems contributing to his delinquency.
  1. One of a series of things, such as steps in a project.
We had just about completed the research of the project when the order came to cancel it.
  1. (anatomy) One member of a compound eye, as found in insects and crustaceans.
verb
  1. To cut a facet into a gemstone.
false teeth Tweet Definition of false teeth Like Definition of false teeth on Facebook
noun
  1. a set of dentures
festoon Tweet Definition of festoon Like Definition of festoon on Facebook
noun
  1. An ornament such as a garland or chain which hangs loosely from two tacked spots.
  2. (astronomy) A cloud on Jupiter that hangs out of its home belt or zone into an adjacent area.
  3. A raised cable with light globes attached.
verb
  1. To hang or make festoons.
filling Tweet Definition of filling Like Definition of filling on Facebook
noun
  1. Anything that is used to fill something.
  2. The contents of a pie, etc.
  3. (context, dentistry) A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.
verb
  1. (present participle of, fill)
adjective
  1. Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
a meal

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