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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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For half a century, bevellers have proved the right tool for this kind of work.
He said the Group's machinery included lifting machines, frames, block cutter, calibrating, plate polishers, polishing lines, tile polishers, recycling and filtration plants, manual polishers, flag mills, bride saws, bevellers, polishers, quarry machines, various other machines.
He said the Group's machinery included lifting machines, frames, blockcutter, calibrating, plate polishers, polishing lines, tile polishers, recycling and filtration plants, manual polishers, flag mills, bride saws, bevellers, polishers, quarry machines, various other machines.
In plays like Willie Rough, The Bevellers, The Slab Boys, The Ship right through The Steamie and up to Black Watch the playwrights draw on demotic Scots--usually urban, usually quite precisely located in time and place, and often situated in a workplace (such as a carpet factory, a shipyard, an army barracks or even a steamie on Hogmanay).
Some of the more advanced models on the market let the user switch between hand- and machinetorches, for use on X-Y tables, track burners, pipe bevellers, and robotic arms.