see also: Bevel
  • IPA: /ˈbɛvəl/

bevel (plural bevels)

  1. 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
  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.
Translations Verb

bevel (bevels, present participle bevelling; past and past participle bevelled)

  1. (transitive) To give a canted edge to a surface; to chamfer.
Translations Adjective


  1. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.
    a bevel angle
  2. 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

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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