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bevel

[′bev·əl]
(design engineering)
The angle between one line or surface and another line or surface, or the horizontal, when this angle is not a right angle.
A sloping surface or line.
(graphic arts)
An instrument composed of two rules joined together, opening to any angle, which is used to draw angles and measure and lay off bevels.

Bevel

A sloped or canted surface resembling a splay or other chamfer, where the sides are sloped for the purpose of enlarging or reducing them.

bevel

1. The angle which one surface of a body makes with another surface when they are not at right angles.
2. See door bevel.
3. See lock bevel
4. A bevelsquare.
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It has a brushed, white-pigmented finish with bevelled edges and a matt-lacquered surface.
Evans, whose charges scooped over pounds 10,000 in prizemoney on their recent visit, plans to run both Gutteridge and Master Bevelled at Fairyhouse on Sunday.