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
A beveled joint is made by beveling the members so that the plane of the joint bisects the angle at which the members meet.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
Each one is then put into a beveling machine, where its edges are trimmed and the usual border is made, if it is desired.
Except for the beveling of the mold for the curtain wall recesses, the framing is all plain saw and hammer work.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
Start to work on the four posts by squaring them up to the proper length in pairs and beveling the tops as shown.Mission Furniture|H. H. Windsor
Short flakes struck from the basal edge often resulted in a beveling of the basal edge.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