chamfer

  • 1 Chamfer — Cham fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chamfered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chamfering}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. (Carp.) To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to channel; to flute. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a chamfer on. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 chamfer — [cham′fər] n. [Fr chanfrein < OFr chanfraindre < chant fraindre < L cantum frangere: see CANT2 & BREAK] a beveled edge or corner, esp. one cut at a 45° angle vt. 1. to cut a chamfer on; bevel 2. to make a groove or fluting in …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Chamfer — Cham fer, n. [See {Chamfron}.] The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle, formed by two faces of a piece of timber, stone, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Chamfer — Chamfer. См. Фаска. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 5 chamfer — (n.) c.1600, small groove cut in wood or stone, from M.Fr. chanfraindre (Mod.Fr. chanfreiner), pp. of chanfraint, second element from L. frangere to break (see FRACTION (Cf. fraction)); perhaps the whole word is cantum frangere to break the edge …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 chamfer — Carpentry ► VERB ▪ cut away (a right angled edge or corner) to make a symmetrical sloping edge. ► NOUN ▪ a chamfered edge or corner. ORIGIN French chamfrain, from chant point, side, edge + fraint broken …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Chamfer — A chamfer with a lark s tongue end A chamfer is a beveled edge connecting two surfaces. If the surfaces are at right angles, the chamfer will typically be symmetrical at 45 degrees. A fillet is the rounding off of an interior corner. A rounding… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Chamfer — 1) Surface created by removing a square edge obliquely. (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 211) 2) Bevel, plane formed by cut off angle. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 410) Related terms: Chamfer Cusp, Chamfer, Hollow,… …

    Medieval glossary

  • 9 chamfer — chamferer, n. /cham feuhr/, n. 1. a cut that is made in wood or some other material, usually at a 45° angle to the adjacent principal faces. Cf. bevel. v.t. 2. to make a chamfer on or in. [1595 1605; back formation from chamfering (taken as… …

    Universalium

  • 10 chamfer — I. transitive verb (chamfered; chamfering) Etymology: back formation from chamfering, alteration of Middle French chanfreint, from past participle of chanfraindre to bevel, from chant edge (from Latin canthus iron tire) + fraindre to break, from… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 chamfer — /ˈtʃæmfə / (say chamfuh) noun 1. an oblique surface cut on the edge or corner of a solid, usually a board, made by removing the arris and usually sloping at 45°. –verb (t) 2. to cut so as to form a chamfer. 3. to cut channels or flutes in (a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 chamfer — 1. noun /ˈtʃæm.fɚ, ʃæm.fə/ an angled relief or cut at an edge added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges Syn: round Ant: fillet 2. verb /ˈtʃæm.fɚ …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 chamfer — A marginal finish on an extracoronal cavity preparation of a tooth which describes a curve from an axial wall to the cavosurface. [fr. O.Fr. chanfrein(t), beveled edge] * * * cham·fer (chamґfər) 1. the flat surface made when the edge of a… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 chamfer — cham·fer || tʃæmfÉ™ n. slope, slanted edge v. cut a sloping edge, bevel …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 chamfer —    To cut through the thickness of a material at an angle, giving a sloping edge. Also, an oblique face or bevel cut at the corner of a board or post. Or, to cut grooves or flutes into an edge, such as the furrows or grooves in a column. Also see …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 16 chamfer — I. v. a. 1. Bevel. 2. Channel, flute, groove, cut furrows in, cut channels in. II. n. 1. Bevel. 2. Fluting, channel, furrow …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 chamfer — cham·fer …

    English syllables

  • 18 chamfer — cham•fer [[t]ˈtʃæm fər[/t]] n. bui a cut that is made in wood or some other material, usu. at a 45° angle to the adjacent principal faces • Etymology: 1595–1605; back formation from chamfering < MF chanfreint beveled edge, orig. ptp. of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 chamfer —   n. groove; (edge with) flat surface between two bevels; v.t. cut chamfers in; cut off angles of; round off.    ♦ chamfered, a …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 20 chamfer — To bevel or taper the edge of an object especially the sides of a hole or a sharp corner …

    Dictionary of automotive terms


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