- 1A slope from the horizontal or vertical in carpentry and stonework; a sloping surface or edge.More example sentences
- Standard redwood patterns include: tongue & groove, bevel, rabbeted bevel, shiplap, channel shiplap and V shiplap.
- The older picture showed an aluminium-hued casing with rounded corners and a screen bevel sloping away to the edge of the unit.
- They should be trimmed to 4-5 inches wide with a 35-degree bevel on one edge.
- 1.1 (in full bevel square) A tool for marking angles in carpentry and stonework.More example sentences
- Where the skirting board butts up against a doorframe, check that the angle is true and, if not, use a sliding bevel to measure the angle of the cut and mark on the board.
- Perhaps the simplest form of edging is to take a shovel and bevel and edge all around the garden.
- He states that early Chinese plane blades were sharpened with two bevels, the front bevel requiring a lower iron mounting angle.
verb (bevels, beveling, beveled or bevels, bevelling, bevelled)[with object] (often as adjective beveled) Back to top
- Reduce (a square edge on an object) to a sloping edge: a beveled mirrorMore example sentences
- The quality and finish of the cooler is very good, the base is smooth and the edges are even bevelled nicely.
- If the chips are quite minor, it should be possible to have them ground down and polished out, or the edges could be bevelled out.
- Planes are for removing very thin layers of wood, for trimming and smoothing, for straightening edges or beveling them, and even for adding a groove.
late 16th century (as an adjective in the sense 'oblique'): from an Old French diminutive of baif 'open-mouthed', from baer 'to gape' (see bay5).