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bevel

bev·el

bevel

 
pronunciation:
be vl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the angle, other than a right angle, at which one line or surface intersects another.
He held the saw at a steep bevel as he sawed through the plank.
definition 2: an instrument with an adjustable arm used for drawing angles or setting a surface at an angle.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: beveled, beveling, bevels
definition: to cut or slant at an angle other than a right angle.
The carpenter beveled the edges of the table.
similar words:
cant
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derivation: beveler (n.)