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Definition of Bevel
BevelBevel 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. BevelBevel 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.
A bevel angle, any angle other than one of 90[deg].
Bevel wheel, a cogwheel whose working face is oblique to
the axis. --Knight. BevelBevel 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;
Their houses are very ill built, the walls bevel.
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