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bev·el

 (bĕv′əl)
n.
1. The angle or inclination of a line or surface that meets another at any angle but 90°.
2. Two rules joined together as adjustable arms used to measure or draw angles of any size or to fix a surface at an angle. Also called bevel square.
v. bev·eled, bev·el·ing, bev·els or bev·elled or bev·el·ling
v.tr.
To cut at an inclination that forms an angle other than a right angle: beveled the edges of the table.
v.intr.
To be inclined; slant.

[From Middle French *bevel, bevel square (source of Modern French biveau), from Old French *baivel, from diminutive of baif, open-mouthed, from baer, to gape, from Vulgar Latin *batāre, to yawn, gape; see bay2.]

bevel

(ˈbɛvəl)
n
(Building)
a. Also called: cant a surface that meets another at an angle other than a right angle. Compare chamfer1
b. (as modifier): a bevel edge; bevel square.
vb, -els, -elling or -elled, -els, -eling or -eled
1. (Building) (intr) to be inclined; slope
2. (Building) (tr) to cut a bevel on (a piece of timber, etc)
[C16: from Old French bevel (unattested), from baïf, from baer to gape; see bay1]
ˈbevelled, ˈbeveled adj
ˈbeveller, ˈbeveler n

bev•el

(ˈbɛv əl)

n., v. -eled, -el•ing (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling, n.
1. the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles.
2. a surface that does not form a right angle with adjacent surfaces.
v.t.
5. to cut at a bevel.
v.i.
6. to slant;slope; incline.
adj.
7. Also, beveled; esp. Brit., bevelled. oblique; slanted; sloping.
[1555–65; < Middle French *bevel]

bevel


Past participle: bevelled
Gerund: bevelling

Imperative
bevel
bevel
Present
I bevel
you bevel
he/she/it bevels
we bevel
you bevel
they bevel
Preterite
I bevelled
you bevelled
he/she/it bevelled
we bevelled
you bevelled
they bevelled
Present Continuous
I am bevelling
you are bevelling
he/she/it is bevelling
we are bevelling
you are bevelling
they are bevelling
Present Perfect
I have bevelled
you have bevelled
he/she/it has bevelled
we have bevelled
you have bevelled
they have bevelled
Past Continuous
I was bevelling
you were bevelling
he/she/it was bevelling
we were bevelling
you were bevelling
they were bevelling
Past Perfect
I had bevelled
you had bevelled
he/she/it had bevelled
we had bevelled
you had bevelled
they had bevelled
Future
I will bevel
you will bevel
he/she/it will bevel
we will bevel
you will bevel
they will bevel
Future Perfect
I will have bevelled
you will have bevelled
he/she/it will have bevelled
we will have bevelled
you will have bevelled
they will have bevelled
Future Continuous
I will be bevelling
you will be bevelling
he/she/it will be bevelling
we will be bevelling
you will be bevelling
they will be bevelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bevelling
you have been bevelling
he/she/it has been bevelling
we have been bevelling
you have been bevelling
they have been bevelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bevelling
you will have been bevelling
he/she/it will have been bevelling
we will have been bevelling
you will have been bevelling
they will have been bevelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bevelling
you had been bevelling
he/she/it had been bevelling
we had been bevelling
you had been bevelling
they had been bevelling
Conditional
I would bevel
you would bevel
he/she/it would bevel
we would bevel
you would bevel
they would bevel
Past Conditional
I would have bevelled
you would have bevelled
he/she/it would have bevelled
we would have bevelled
you would have bevelled
they would have bevelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bevel - two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degreesbevel - two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
splay - an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
2.bevel - a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any sizebevel - a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
Verb1.bevel - cut a bevel onbevel - cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel; "bevel the surface"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
miter - bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
cone - make cone-shaped; "cone a tire"

bevel

noun
1. slant, angle, slope, diagonal, oblique, cant, mitre, bezel, chamfer The stone must be along the bevel so as to keep clear of the blade.
Translations
حافَّةٌ مائِله
zešikmenízkosení
skråkant
skái, sniîbrún
nuožulnus kraštasnusklembtas
slīpums
skosená hrana

bevel

[ˈbevəl]
A. ADJbiselado
B. N (= tool) (also bevel edge) → cartabón m, escuadra f falsa; (= surface) → bisel m
C. VTbiselar

bevel

[ˈbɛvəl] n (also bevel edge) → biseau m

bevel

nSchräge f, → Schrägfläche f, → Abschrägung f; (also bevel edge)abgeschrägte Kante, Schrägkante f; (= tool: also bevel square) → Schrägmaß nt, → Stellwinkel m
vtabschrägen, schräg abflachen; bevelled (Brit) or beveled (US) edgeSchrägkante f, → abgeschrägte Kante; bevelled (Brit) or beveled (US) mirrorSpiegel mmit schräg geschliffenen Kanten

bevel

[ˈbɛvl]
1. n (surface) → superficie f obliqua; (bevel edge) → spigolo smussato
2. vtsmussare

bevel

(ˈbevəl) noun
a slanting edge (rather than a sharp corner). A chisel has a bevel on its cutting edge.
ˈbevelled adjective
bevelled glass.

bevel

n (of a needle, etc.) bisel m