- IPA: /ˈbɛvəl/
bevel (plural bevels)
- An edge that is canted, one that is not a 90-degree angle; a chamfer.
- to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab
- 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.
- German: Schräge, Fase, Abschrägung, Abfasung, Schrägung, Schrägfläche, Gehrung
- Italian: bisello, bisellatura, smussatura
- Portuguese: esquadria
- Russian: скос
bevel (bevels, present participle bevelling; past and past participle bevelled)Translations
- French: aiguiser, biseauter, chanfreiner
- German: anschrägen, abschrägen, anfasen, fasen, schrägen
- Portuguese: biselar
- Russian: ска́шивать
- Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.
- a bevel angle
- Morally distorted; not upright.
- 1609, William Shakespeare, “Sonnet 121”, in Shake-speares Sonnets. Neuer before Imprinted, London: By G[eorge] Eld for T[homas] T[horpe] and are to be sold by William Aspley, OCLC 216596634 ↗:
- I may be straight, though they themselves be bevel.
- Portuguese: biselado, biselada