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 bevellingtilt, skew, tend, slope, point, cant, yaw, tip, diverge, stoop, deviate, nod, recline, slant, train, lay, bevel, lower, veer, level
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Historical Examples of bevelling
The bevelling of the curves at the ends was the only new feature of the knife work.Carpentry and Woodwork
Edwin W. Foster
This looks well and saves the need of bevelling the edges of the roof-boards.
The most difficult part is the bevelling of the joints (see Bevelling).
This may, however, be remedied to a great extent by bevelling off the ends from the outside as shown in Fig. 1416.
He soon invented a machine for bevelling hoop-rings, and made five thousand dollars the first year from its use.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous
Sarah K. Bolton
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.