Definition of Bevel. Meaning of Bevel. Synonyms of Bevel

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Definition of Bevel

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.
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.
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.
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.

Meaning of Bevel from wikipedia

- a bevelled edge refers to an edge of a structure that is not perpendicular to the faces of the piece. the words bevel and chamfer overlap
- bevel gears are gears where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth-bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped.
- james luther bevel (october 19, 1936 – december 19, 2008) was a leader of the 1960s civil rights movement who, as the director of direct
- a spiral bevel gear is a bevel gear with helical teeth. the main application of this is in a vehicle differential , where the direction
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- the nissan bevel is a concept crossover suv unveiled at the 2007 north american international auto show . carlos tavares, nissan motor
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- lewis bevel jones iii (born 1926) is a retired bishop of the united methodist church and currently bishop in residence at emory