Meaning of “bevel” in the English Dictionary

"bevel" in British English

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bevelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbev.əl/ us /ˈbev.əl/

bevelverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbev.əl/ us /ˈbev.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)