verb (used with or without object), bev·eled, bev·el·ing or (especially British) bev·elled, bev·el·ling.
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Origin of bevel
OTHER WORDS FROM bevelbev·el·er; especially British, bev·el·ler, nounun·bev·eled; especially British, un·bev·elled, adjectiveun·der·bev·el·ing; especially British, un·der·bev·el·ling, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for bevel
The Bevel is in reality a try-square which can be adjusted to any desired angle.The Boy Craftsman|A. Neely Hall
Lay the chisel with slight pressure quite flatly on the stone and then raise the handle until the bevel touches the stone.Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler
Unless ground off with a bevel on both sides it cannot be controlled to cut accurately.Carpentry for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
Hold the chisel on the bevel and cut out a small piece to form a channel at the gauge line.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
They are sharpened on one side only, and the bevel is about twice the thickness of the chisel at the point where sharpened.A Course In Wood Turning|Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
British Dictionary definitions for bevel
- Also called: cant a surface that meets another at an angle other than a right angleCompare chamfer (def. 1)
- (as modifier)a bevel edge; bevel square