Using a set of corners of a solid that lie in a plane to form the polygon vertices of a new polygon is called faceting. Such polygons may outline new faces that join to enclose a new solid, even if the sides of the polygons do not fall along polygon edges of the original solid.

# Faceting

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## References

Holden, A.*Shapes, Space, and Symmetry.*New York: Columbia University Press, p. 94, 1971.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Faceting." From *MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/Faceting.html