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chamfer

verb cham·fer \ ˈcham(p)-fər , ˈcham-pər \

Definition of chamfer

chamfered; chamfering play \-f(ə-)riŋ, -p(ə-)riŋ\
transitive verb
1 :to cut a furrow in (something, such as a column) :groove
2 :to make a chamfer on :bevel

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Origin and Etymology of chamfer

back-formation from chamfering, alteration of Medieval French chanfreint, from past participle of chanfraindre to bevel, from chant edge (from Latin canthus iron tire) + fraindre to break, from Latin frangere — more at cant, break

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chamfer

noun

Definition of chamfer

:a beveled edge

First Known Use of chamfer

circa 1847

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