A bevel angle
Bevel Bev"el, a. 1. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Morally distorted; not upright. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

I may be straight, though they themselves be bevel. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{A bevel angle}, any angle other than one of 90[deg].

{Bevel wheel}, a cogwheel whose working face is oblique to the axis. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bevel — Bev el, a. 1. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Morally distorted; not upright. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] I may be straight, though they themselves be bevel. Shak. [1913 Webster] {A bevel angle}, any angle other than… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bevel wheel — Bevel Bev el, a. 1. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Morally distorted; not upright. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] I may be straight, though they themselves be bevel. Shak. [1913 Webster] {A bevel angle}, any angle other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bevel — Bev el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beveled} (?) or {Bevelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beveling} or {Bevelling}.] To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bevel — Bev el, n. [C. F. biveau, earlier buveau, Sp. baivel; of unknown origin. Cf. {Bevile}.] 1. Any angle other than a right angle; the angle which one surface makes with another when they are not at right angles; the slant or inclination of such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bevel square — Bevel Bev el, n. [C. F. biveau, earlier buveau, Sp. baivel; of unknown origin. Cf. {Bevile}.] 1. Any angle other than a right angle; the angle which one surface makes with another when they are not at right angles; the slant or inclination of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bevel — [bev′əl] n. [prob. < OFr * baivel, dim. < baif, gaping: see BAY2] 1. a tool consisting of a rule with a movable arm, used in measuring or marking angles and in fixing surfaces at an angle: also bevel square 2. an angle other than a right… …   English World dictionary

  • Bevel — A beveled edge refers to an edge of a structure that is not perpendicular (but instead often at 45 degrees) to the faces of the piece. The words bevel and chamfer overlap in usage; in general usage they are often interchanged, while in technical… …   Wikipedia

  • bevel —    The meeting of a line or surface with another at any angle other than 90°, or the angle at which they meet. Also, carving or cutting to make a bevel; a chamfer. It may also be an instrument which is formed by joining two rules as adjustable… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • bevel — I. adjective Date: circa 1600 oblique, beveled < a bevel edge > II. noun Etymology: Middle French *bevel, from Old French *baivel, from baïf with open mouth, from baer to yawn more at abeyance Date: 1610 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bevel — beveler; esp. Brit., beveller, n. /bev euhl/, n., v., beveled, beveling or (esp. Brit.) bevelled, bevelling, adj. n. 1. the inclination that one line or surface makes with another when not at right angles. 2. a surface that does not form a right… …   Universalium

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