beveled

adjective
bev·​eled | \ ˈbe-vəld How to pronounce beveled (audio) \

Definition of beveled

: cut at an angle that is not a right angle : having the slant of a bevel a beveled edge

Examples of beveled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Draw the file across the beveled surface of each blade at a 40-degree angle, pushing the file away from you. BostonGlobe.com, "Ask the Gardener: How to care for rusty tools," 11 Apr. 2021 To assess the wine, the glass needs to be clear, not colored, beveled or otherwise decorated in such a way that blocks your view. New York Times, "A Starter Kit for Aspiring Wine Lovers," 9 Apr. 2021 Start by securely clamping the scissor blade into a vise with its beveled cutting edge facing up. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Sharpen Any Pair of Dull Scissors," 5 Mar. 2021 All of the original beveled and stained glass windows and doors, in a variety of patterns, have survived as has solid Honduras mahogany paneling, says listing agent Tim Walters of RE/MAX Equity Group. oregonlive, "Historic Portland homes for sale: Gilded fixtures and Beverly Cleary rumors included," 20 Feb. 2021 Lay the blade’s beveled surface against the honing rod and run it the length of the hone on one side then the other. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "The cutting edge ― Part 2: What’s the best kitchen knife?," 18 Dec. 2020 Lay the blade’s beveled surface against the honing rod and run it the length of the hone on one side, then the other. Marni Jameson | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, "Bevel, tang and more: Some terms you should know before choosing the best knives for your kitchen," 15 Dec. 2020 The three-level, Queen Anne-style house, built in 1882 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has five working fireplaces, refinished oak and fir floors, old-growth woodwork, and leaded and beveled glass. oregonlive, "On the market: Portland homes for sale listed on the National Register of Historic Places," 14 Nov. 2020 From the Marilyn Monroe Suite, the beveled mirror comes embossed in black, with gold trim and ribbon detail. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Waldorf Astoria Auction’s Most Valuable Lots, Plus Some Oddities," 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of beveled

1758, in the meaning defined above

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“Beveled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beveled. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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