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Bevel   Listen
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Bevel  v. t.  (past & past part. beveled or bevelled; pres. part. beveling or bevelling)  To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bevel" Quotes from Famous Books



... which is by interpretation a stone': 'To whom coming as unto a living Stone, yea also as living stones are built up.' As on some rocky site in Palestine, where a hundred generations in succession have made their fortresses, one may see stones with the bevel that tells of early Jewish masonry, and above them Roman work, and higher still masonry of crusading times, and above it the building of to-day; so we, each age in our turn, build on this great rock foundation, dwell safe there ...
— Expositions of Holy Scripture - Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers • Alexander Maclaren

... any kind of photographic enlargement is to be mounted, should be the same size as the intended picture. The frame is made of four strips of pine wood, two inches wide, one inch thick on the outside, and three quarter inch on the inside, making a quarter inch bevel on the inside edge of the face; these are nailed together and glued. To this, tack a piece of bleached muslin, free from knots and rough places, which has been cut two inches larger each way than the frame. Use six ounce Swede upholsterers' ...
— Crayon Portraiture • Jerome A. Barhydt



Words linked to "Bevel" :   cut, edge, cant, hand tool, bevel square, cone



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