Beveled



the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles.
a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces.
Compare chamfer.
(of a lock bolt) the oblique end that hits the strike plate.
(of a lock with a beveled bolt) the side facing in the same direction as the bevel at the end of the bolt.
Compare regular bevel, reverse bevel.
bevel square.
an adjustable instrument for drawing angles or adjusting the surface of work to a particular inclination.
Printing. beard (def 5).
to cut or slant at a bevel:
to bevel an edge to prevent splintering.
Also, beveled; especially British, bevelled. oblique; sloping; slanted.
Historical Examples

The Potter’s Craft Charles F. Binns
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
Under the Maples John Burroughs
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
Flying Machines W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types James W. Cambron
Wood-Carving George Jack
Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey

noun

Also called cant. a surface that meets another at an angle other than a right angle Compare chamfer (sense 1)
(as modifier): a bevel edge, bevel square

verb -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
(intransitive) to be inclined; slope
(transitive) to cut a bevel on (a piece of timber, etc)
adj.

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  • Beveling

    the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles. a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces. Compare chamfer. (of a lock bolt) the oblique end that hits the strike plate. (of a lock with a beveled bolt) the side facing in the same direction […]

  • Beveller

    the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles. a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces. Compare chamfer. (of a lock bolt) the oblique end that hits the strike plate. (of a lock with a beveled bolt) the side facing in the same direction […]



  • Bevelled

    the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles. a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces. Compare chamfer. (of a lock bolt) the oblique end that hits the strike plate. (of a lock with a beveled bolt) the side facing in the same direction […]

  • Bevelling

    the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles. a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces. Compare chamfer. (of a lock bolt) the oblique end that hits the strike plate. (of a lock with a beveled bolt) the side facing in the same direction […]



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