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bevel


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bevel  \Bev"el\,  n.  [C.  F.  biveau  earlier  buveau  Sp  baivel  of 
  unknown  origin.  Cf  {Bevile}.] 
  1.  Any  angle  other  than  a  right  angle;  the  angle  which  one 
  surface  makes  with  another  when  they  are  not  at  right 
  angles;  the  slant  or  inclination  of  such  surface;  as  to 
  give  a  bevel  to  the  edge  of  a  table  or  a  stone  slab;  the 
  bevel  of  a  piece  of  timber. 
 
  2.  An  instrument  consisting  of  two  rules  or  arms,  jointed 
  together  at  one  end  and  opening  to  any  angle,  for 
  adjusting  the  surfaces  of  work  to  the  same  or  a  given 
  inclination;  --  called  also  a  {bevel  square}.  --Gwilt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bevel  \Bev"el\,  a. 
  1.  Having  the  slant  of  a  bevel;  slanting. 
 
  2.  Hence:  Morally  distorted;  not  upright.  [Poetic] 
 
  I  may  be  straight,  though  they  themselves  be  bevel. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {A  bevel  angle},  any  angle  other  than  one  of  90[deg]. 
 
  {Bevel  wheel},  a  cogwheel  whose  working  face  is  oblique  to 
  the  axis.  --Knight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bevel  \Bev"el\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Beveled}  (?)  or  {Bevelled}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Beveling}  or  {Bevelling}.] 
  To  cut  to  a  bevel  angle;  to  slope  the  edge  or  surface  of 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bevel  \Bev"el\,  v.  i. 
  To  deviate  or  incline  from  an  angle  of  90[deg],  as  a  surface; 
  to  slant. 
 
  Their  houses  are  very  ill  built,  the  walls  bevel. 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bevel 
  adj  :  having  the  slant  of  a  bevel;  "a  bevel  edge";  "a  cant 
  buttress"  [syn:  {beveled},  {cant}] 
  n  1:  two  surfaces  meeting  at  an  angle  different  from  90  degrees 
  [syn:  {cant},  {camfer}] 
  2:  a  hand  tool  consisting  of  two  rules  that  are  hinged  together 
  so  you  can  draw  or  measure  angles  of  any  size  [syn:  {bevel 
  square}] 
  v  :  cut  a  bevel  on  shape  to  a  bevel;  "bevel  the  surface"  [syn: 
  {chamfer}] 




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