verb (used with or without object), bev·eled, bev·el·ing or (especially British) bev·elled, bev·el·ling.
Origin of bevel
Related Words for bevelingtilt, skew, tend, slope, point, cant, yaw, tip, diverge, stoop, deviate, nod, recline, slant, train, lay, bevel, lower, veer, level
Examples from the Web for beveling
Historical Examples of beveling
The support in front should be diminished either by turning the shoe up at the toe or by beveling it under the toe (fig. 5a).Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
Side notching and beveling of the blade apparently started in this period.
Notching and beveling seems to reach a climax on larger points in the early Archaic period.
The retouch that produces the beveling also produces fine serrations on some examples.
Sometimes longer, more even flakes were removed in beveling one edge of each face.
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Word Origin for bevel
1560s, possibly from Old French *baivel (Modern French béveau, biveau), possibly from bayer "to gape, yawn," from Latin *batare "to yawn, gape," from Latin root *bat-, possibly imitative of yawning. If so, the time gap is puzzling. The verb is first recorded 1670s. The noun is 1670s, from the adjective.