Usage examples for facet

  1. I was feeling the facet – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  2. Master's degrees and doctor's degrees required the presentation of some original area of study, competence in his chosen field, and the development of some facet of the field that had not been touched before. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  3. In searching for the real or substantive cause it must be borne in mind that juvenile delinquency, of the type now being considered, is a new feature of modern life and a facet of juvenile delinquency which does not appear to have engaged the attention of research workers. – Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954) by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
  4. Cool the wind blows, fresh in our facet Cleansing, entrancing, After the heat and the fumes and the footlights, Where you dance and I watch your dancing. – Silhouettes by Arthur Symons
  5. Somewhere behind their jagged peaks the sun must have risen, but as yet no snowy facet winked the news to Winterwald, and the softer summits lost all character against a sky only less white than themselves. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  6. It found out in a flash the diamond- and- sapphire top to her gold- mesh hand- bag, hoppity- skippiting from facet to facet – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  7. It is true he rarely gives you the word you think you want, but not seldom in his assorted heaps of unused ornaments you are surprised by a glance of colour from an unsuspected facet of a common word. – Waiting for Daylight by Henry Major Tomlinson
  8. It was a matter of intense joy to turn him round and find each facet pure. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  9. The world will not stand still, it is for ever revolving, for ever revealing some new facet that had not been allowed for in the neatly arranged mechanism of the statistician. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  10. A common practice is when making the cutter to so regulate the depth of the grooves or recesses in its face that the cutting edge will be of the required shape when the length of the bevelled facet is equal to three times the thickness of the cutter. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  11. Another facet of an operating system is application software: programs that help get work done, from editing documents to running a business to playing games to writing more software. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  12. They had been talking with the Major for hours, going over every facet of the story, wracking their brains for the answer ... – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  13. We are now ready to examine the economic facet of the colored peril: the industrial- mercantile phase. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  14. The wise teacher will hold a thought before his pupils until, like a jewel, it flashes light from every facet – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  15. She was simply one particular facet of the solid, glittering impenetrable body which he had thought to turn in his hands and look through like a crystal; and when she said, in her clear staccato English, " Perhaps you will like to see the other rooms," he felt like crying out in his blindness: " If I could only be sure of seeing anything here!" – Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton
  16. For the moment at least we may accept the definition of it given by Dr. Bosanquet, as " oneness with the Supreme Good in every facet of the heart and will." – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  17. With each facet of her character discovered to him, minute by minute, the study of her became to him the more engrossing. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  18. In falling, it had turned but half over, and then had slid down sideways, presenting to the climber a facet or sward nearly perpendicular and a dozen feet high. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  19. Its posterior part shows a transversely elongated facet for articulation with the navicular bone. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks