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 display size will remain at its current 13-inch diagonal measurement, but Apple will reportedly realize smaller overall sizes by reducing the bevel that surrounds the screen’s edge, among other sizing changes.Apple reportedly planning thinner and lighter MacBook Air with MagSafe charging|Darrell Etherington|January 22, 2021|TechCrunch
This classic open-shelf storage unit has beveled edges on the back two corners for easy use in corners of rooms.
The individual prisms are usually slender, with one beveled, wedge-like end, but are sometimes needle-like.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The walls were graced—not crowded—by a tall beveled mirror of French plate and some delicious paintings, framed in gilt.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
He beveled the planks as deeply as he dared, and made his cut around three sides of his square.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
One of the best known uses four little beveled pinions, which are placed in the main driving wheel as shown in the cut.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson
The pedestal is a simple column of marble, four and one-half feet high, slightly tapering toward the top, with beveled corners.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
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