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 mandibles are powerful, with bevelled tips and three or four teeth on the edge of the bevel.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The entire ground of the stamp is composed of fine vertical lines except the edges, which are so contrived as to appear bevelled.History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America|John Kerr Tiffany
The heading joints of flooring are often specified to be splayed or bevelled, but it is far better to rebate them.
"Well, I suppose it 'got in' through the bevelled edge of that glass thermometer in the window," he said wearily.Pollyanna|Eleanor H. Porter
I found it on the mantelpiece in my boudoir under an open telegram which had been stuck into the edge of the bevelled glass.The Woman Thou Gavest Me|Hall Caine
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