Chamfer

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chamfer

[′cham·fər]
(engineering)
To bevel a sharp edge on a machined part.

Chamfer

The groove or oblique surface made when an edge or corner is beveled or cut away, usually at a 45-degree angle.

chamfer

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1. A bevel or cant, such as a small splay at the external angle of a masonry wall.
3. A groove or furrow.
4. An oblique surface produced by beveling an edge or corner, usually at a 45° angle, as the edge of a board or masonry surface.