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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size; Two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

Usage examples (36)
  • Modern hardened steel bevel edge blades can be struck with a mallet, making them a good general purpose tool.
  • bevel the surface
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : to bevel an edge to prevent splintering
  • If both are of the same diameter, they are called bevel gears; if of different diameters, miter gears. for more
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