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facet (verb), facets; faceted; faceting
To cut precious stones in order to display pleasing balances of internal reflections of light known as brilliance, or strong and colorful dispersion which is commonly referred to as "fire," and brightly colored flashes of reflected light known as scintillation: Typically transparent to translucent stones are faceted, although some opaque materials may occasionally be faceted as the luster of the gem will produce appealing reflections of light.
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