Definition of Bevel. Meaning of Bevel. Synonyms of Bevel

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Bevel. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Bevel and, of course, Bevel synonyms and on the right images related to the word Bevel.

Definition of Bevel

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
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
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
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