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Bevel   /bˈɛvəl/   Listen

Two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees.  Synonyms: cant, chamfer.
A hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size.  Synonym: bevel square.

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"Bevel" Quotes from Famous Books

... must squander On that poor spot, call'd Dell-ville, yonder; And when you've been at vast expenses In whims, parterres, canals, and fences, Your assets fail, and cash is wanting; Nor farther buildings, farther planting: No wonder, when you raise and level, Think this wall low, and that wall bevel. Here a convenient box you found, Which you demolish'd to the ground: Then built, then took up with your arbour, And set the house to Rupert Barber. You sprang an arch which, in a scurvy Humour, you tumbled topsy-turvy. You change a circle to a square, Then to a circle as you ...
— The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume I (of 2) • Jonathan Swift

... Requirements. List of Tools. Swivel Vises. Parts of Lathe. Chisels. Grinding Apparatus. Large Machines. Chucks. Bench Tools. Selecting a Lathe. Combination Square. Micrometers. Protractors. Utilizing Bevel Protractors. Truing Grindstones. Sets of Tools. The Work Bench. The Proper Dimensions. ...
— Practical Mechanics for Boys • J. S. Zerbe

Words linked to "Bevel" :   cant, bevel gear, miter, hand tool, bevel square, splay, cone, edge, chamfer, cut

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