bevel

Definitions of bevel
  1. noun
    two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    synonyms: cant, chamfer
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    types:
    splay
    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
    type of:
    edge
    a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
  2. noun
    a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
    synonyms: bevel square
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    type of:
    hand tool
    a tool used with workers' hands
  3. verb
    cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
    bevel the surface”
    synonyms: chamfer
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    types:
    miter
    bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
    cone
    make cone-shaped
    type of:
    cut
    separate with or as if with an instrument
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