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 bevelling
This looks well and saves the need of bevelling the edges of the roof-boards.
In cutting off a corner or rounding or bevelling an edge you can use the slanting cut (Fig. 620).
The degree of bevelling required can be determined by laying a board across (Fig. 415).
Also, the bevelling of any piece of timber or plank to any required angle: as the bearding of dead wood, clamps, &c.
In marine architecture, implies those frames which are square with the line of the keel, having no bevelling upon them.
British Dictionary definitions for bevelling
- 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