verb (used with or without object), bev·eled, bev·el·ing or (especially British) bev·elled, bev·el·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for bevelled
The men had to let the boat slide down the grassy channel, which was, as it were, bevelled in the low bulge of the Point.The Romance of the Coast|James Runciman
They are also made thicker for a certain portion of the diameter and then bevelled off to the rim.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
The tenons are bevelled to fit and wedge each other in the mortise.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
These screws are turned from the eye-end by bevelled wheels and pinions, the latter connected with the handles a′, b′.
There was then a pavement of smoothly laid flags, and then a higher wall of dark rubble-work, coped with bevelled slabs.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for bevelled
- 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