Meaning of BEVEL in English


bev ‧ el /ˈbev ə l/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: baïf 'with the mouth wide open' , from baer ; ⇨ ↑ abashed ]

1 . a sloping edge or surface, usually along the edge of a piece of wood or glass

2 . a tool for making this kind of edge or surface

—bevelled adjective :

bevelled glass

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.