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facet

noun [C]     /ˈfæs.ɪt/
one part of a subject , situation , etc. that has many parts : She has so many facets to her personality .Conditions and characteristics one of the small flat surfaces cut on a precious stone Surfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects specialized medical a flat surface on a bone or tooth , either natural or because of continued use: Injured or painful facet joints can be injected with steroids .
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