• Bevel

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈbɛvəl/
    • Rhymes: -ɛvəl

    Origin

    From an Old French diminutive of baïf ("open-mouthed"), from baer ("to gape").

    Full definition of bevel

    Noun

    bevel

    (plural bevels)
    1. An edge that is canted, one that is not a 90 degree angle.to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab
    2. 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; a bevel square.

    Verb

    1. (transitive) To give a canted edge to a surface.

    Adjective

    bevel

    1. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.a bevel angle
    2. Morally distorted; not upright.
      • ShakespeareI may be straight, though they themselves be bevel.

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