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cham·fer

 (chăm′fər)
tr.v. cham·fered, cham·fer·ing, cham·fers
1. To cut off the edge or corner of; bevel.
2. To cut a groove in; flute.
n.
1. A flat surface made by cutting off the edge or corner of a block of wood or other material.
2. A furrow or groove, as in a column.

[Probably back-formation from chamfering, from French chanfrein, bevelled edge, from past participle of Old French chanfreindre, to bevel : chant, edge (from Latin canthus, iron tire; see cant1) + fraindre, to break (from Latin frangere; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots).]

chamfer

(ˈtʃæmfə)
n
(Building) a narrow flat surface at the corner of a beam, post, etc, esp one at an angle of 45°. Compare bevel1
vb (tr)
1. (Building) to cut such a surface on (a beam, etc)
2. (Building) another word for chase24
[C16: back formation from chamfering, from Old French chamfrein, from chant edge (see cant2) + fraindre to break, from Latin frangere]
ˈchamferer n

cham•fer

(ˈtʃæm fər)

n.
a cut that is made in wood or some other material, usu. at a 45° angle to the adjacent principal faces.
[1595–1605; back formation from chamfering < Middle French chanfreint beveled edge, orig. past participle of chanfraindre to bevel =chant edge (< Latin canthus; see cant2) + fraindre to break < Latin frangere]
cham′fer•er, n.

chamfer


Past participle: chamfered
Gerund: chamfering

Imperative
chamfer
chamfer
Present
I chamfer
you chamfer
he/she/it chamfers
we chamfer
you chamfer
they chamfer
Preterite
I chamfered
you chamfered
he/she/it chamfered
we chamfered
you chamfered
they chamfered
Present Continuous
I am chamfering
you are chamfering
he/she/it is chamfering
we are chamfering
you are chamfering
they are chamfering
Present Perfect
I have chamfered
you have chamfered
he/she/it has chamfered
we have chamfered
you have chamfered
they have chamfered
Past Continuous
I was chamfering
you were chamfering
he/she/it was chamfering
we were chamfering
you were chamfering
they were chamfering
Past Perfect
I had chamfered
you had chamfered
he/she/it had chamfered
we had chamfered
you had chamfered
they had chamfered
Future
I will chamfer
you will chamfer
he/she/it will chamfer
we will chamfer
you will chamfer
they will chamfer
Future Perfect
I will have chamfered
you will have chamfered
he/she/it will have chamfered
we will have chamfered
you will have chamfered
they will have chamfered
Future Continuous
I will be chamfering
you will be chamfering
he/she/it will be chamfering
we will be chamfering
you will be chamfering
they will be chamfering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chamfering
you have been chamfering
he/she/it has been chamfering
we have been chamfering
you have been chamfering
they have been chamfering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chamfering
you will have been chamfering
he/she/it will have been chamfering
we will have been chamfering
you will have been chamfering
they will have been chamfering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chamfering
you had been chamfering
he/she/it had been chamfering
we had been chamfering
you had been chamfering
they had been chamfering
Conditional
I would chamfer
you would chamfer
he/she/it would chamfer
we would chamfer
you would chamfer
they would chamfer
Past Conditional
I would have chamfered
you would have chamfered
he/she/it would have chamfered
we would have chamfered
you would have chamfered
they would have chamfered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chamfer - two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degreeschamfer - 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
Verb1.chamfer - cut a bevel onchamfer - 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"
2.chamfer - cut a furrow into a columns
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
Translations

chamfer

[ˈtʃæmfəʳ]
A. Nchaflán m, bisel m
B. VTchaflanar, biselar

chamfer

nFase f, → Schrägkante f
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