Definition of bevel:
- An instrument consisting of two rules or arms, jointed together at one end, and opening to any angle, for adjusting the surfaces of work to the same or a given inclination; - called also a bevel square.
- 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 surface; as, to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab; the bevel of a piece of timber.
- Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.
- Hence: Morally distorted; not upright.
- To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.
- To deviate or incline from an angle of 90¡, as a surface; to slant.
slang, buzzword, camber, argot, chase, slope, patois, inclined, lingo, pious platitude, chamfer, inclination, cant, bevel square, apex, furrow, corner, chamfer, confines, back, slant, bump, beveled, brim, jargon, bottom, vernacular, bank, edge, base.
50 1 Bevel- .- "Woodworking Tools 1600-1900", Peter C. Welsh.
- "A Course In Wood Turning", Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers.
The band is inscribed in white capitals, above, " Postage Due," below with the value in full letters, the whole on a tablet with vertically lined ground, with an irregular outline colorless line bordered by an extensive fine colored line, and a double rectangular frame, the interior formed by parallel, diagonal curved lines, and the exterior by vertical short lines at top and bottom, horizontal ones at sides, indicating a bevel.- "History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America", John Kerr Tiffany.