Meaning of BEVEL in English


adj hence: morally distorted; not upright.

2. bevel ·adj having the slant of a bevel; slanting.

3. bevel ·vt to cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.

4. bevel ·vi to deviate or incline from an angle of 90°, as a surface; to slant.

5. bevel ·noun 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.

6. bevel ·noun 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.

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