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
Example sentences from the Web for bevel
The skew is used in cutting both to the right and to the left, and therefore, must be beveled on both sides.A Course In Wood Turning|Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
The flat side is used wholly for straight edges, and the beveled side for concave surfaces.
A plate serving as a keeper for a beveled latch bolt and against which the latter strikes in closing.
A mirage can be arranged for by a prism or by a piece of beveled glass.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions|Henry C. Horstmann
The basal edge is usually straight but may be slightly incurvate and may be beveled or thinned.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types|James W. Cambron
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