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English definition of “bevel”

bevel

noun [C] uk   /ˈbev.əl/ us  
a sloping edge a tool used to make a sloping edge

bevel

verb [T] uk   /ˈbev.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to give something, such as a piece of wood or metal, a sloping edge: He bevelled the edges of the bookcase.
(Definition of bevel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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