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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The unit requires no extra tools to adjust the bevel height and sheet thickness, and comes with fixed angle cutter mounts that help users produce bevel angles of 30[degrees], 37.5[degrees] or 45[degrees] to suit their specific welding requirements.
Referring to Diagram III-B, sew light stripe triangle to white half-trapezoid to make light Half Bevel Block.
Group II: all stages were similar to group I, except for bevelling the margins of buccal fissures (0.5 mm bevel) after enameloplasty.
From bevel gears to rings and pinions to helical gears and worm gears, Durst can custom engineer components and systems for a wide range of applications such as specialty vehicles like conveyors, cranes, forklifts and mining equipment; prime power generation; agricultural applications such as bailers, spreaders, combines and fertilizers; marine such as tug and fishing boats; and off-highway and construction equipment including backhoes, cement mixers, lawn tractors and utility vehicles.
As a guide to sheep producers, the higher the number of the comb's bevel the longer and "sledgier" it is and the easier it enters the fleece.
The beauty is in the bevel, noted Brian Wolf, director of standards and training at Wizard International in Mukilteo, Wash.
With the Lansky Sharpening System, the bevels are maintained by a guide rod that is attached to the stone and inserted into slots in the clamp.
A single click lets you choose from among 16 styles of 3D bevel, or you can create a custom bevel style, choosing your bevel height, depth, and lighting angle.
Sometimes the rings were opened before cutting was finished, leading to an uneven bevel. KTS suggested interlocking the controls so the rings remained clamped on the barrel until all cutting was complete.
To make the two equal skirt boards for each table, bevel two strips of flooring near one end.
"I usually work out to bulk up but I've been trying to slim down to look more slender as I'll be wearing Lycra dresses." The show starts next month and we'll be practising our bevels until then...