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  1. Faceting

    of Facet


  1. Faceting

    In geometry, faceting is the process of removing parts of a polygon, polyhedron or polytope, without creating any new vertices. Faceting is the reciprocal or dual process to stellation. For every stellation of some convex polytope, there exists a dual faceting of the dual polytope. For example the stellated dodecahedron and great icosahedron are two facetings of the icosahedron:


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faceting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faceting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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