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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).]
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations

chamfer

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

nFase f, → Schrägkante f
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References in classic literature ?
They drove down Bellevue Avenue and turned in between the chamfered wooden gate-posts surmounted by cast-iron lamps which marked the approach to the Welland villa.
But I think assuring they 're full re-sized and with no chamfer (or a very light chamfer), will likely solve things.
Helical chamfer mills are made on CNC tool and cutter grinders to tight tolerances.
Dynamic Waterjet technology corrects the bending waterjet and chamfer of the cutting edge at maximum cutting speeds with high accuracy.
The sleeve chamfer and synchro cone teeth have to contact each other in order to generate synchronization force else, the sleeve might pass through without synchronizing resulting in clash engagement.
The Spartan and Titan series are available with components and accessories to speed fabrication and optimize baseline set up: magnet adapter plates for various sideform heights; end caps and snapon sideform capping; full-length sideform chamfer and internal and external corner chamfer packs; and, joiner plates for one-time or semi-permanent sideform extension.--Nox-Crete Products Group, Omaha, Neb., 402/341-2080; www.nox-crete.com;productsandsales@ nox-crete.com
Key Words: Finish Lines, Shoulder Margins, Chamfer Margins.
We chamfered three sides of each shelf with a router and coated them with water-based polyurethane before adding cleats and brackets (Photos 9 and 10).
We selected simple wooden shapes: circles (dowels), half- and quarter-round moldings, and triangular chamfer strips.