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Definition of bevel:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.
  4. Hence: Morally distorted; not upright.
  5. To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.
  6. To deviate or incline from an angle of 90ยก, as a surface; to slant.


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