Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bevel.
  • adj. Having a bevel, especially at an edge

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formed to a bevel angle; sloping.
  • adj. Replaced by two planes inclining equally upon the adjacent planes, as an edge; having its edges replaced by sloping planes, as a cube or other solid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a bevel; formed with a bevel-angle.
  • In mineralogy, replaced by two planes inclining equally upon the adjacent planes, as an edge; having its edges replaced as above, as a cube or other solid.
  • In heraldry, broken by an acute angle: thus, in the cut under bevel, the blazon would be a chief vert, beveled.
  • Beveled pieces of wood less than type-high.

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Examples

  • Some of those things -- such as beveled glass plates she used for serving food at parties

    Matt's Sports Attack

  • The interior is plush and does indeed feel upscale for a car in this price range, with well-bolstered seats that have available heating to keep your tush warm, plus other niceties such as beveled audio controls embedded in the steering wheel to operate a bangin '10-speaker Rockford Fosgate sounds system that is available as an option.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : News

  • Small offices line the hallways, each with beveled glass doors displaying the names of the ministers and employees who occupy them, as well as snippets of the church-meets-modern-management jargon that pervades the organization.

    American Grace

  • The head is a crudely beveled octagon without any sort of cool design etched in the middle.

    Key « A Fly in Amber

  • Each employee was given a biscuit and a cup of tea, guided to a workstation and within half an hour started a 12-hour shift fitting glass screens into beveled frames.

    Dave Johnson: China Is Very "Business-Friendly"

  • The outfield wall there was beveled, so a ball hit hard off the lowest part of the fence would make unusual (but sorta predictable) bounces.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable

  • The text on the invitations is die-stamped; the invitation's edges are beveled and gilded.

    Details on the royal wedding guest list, sort of

  • This group of paintings are very specific to San Francisco and SFMOMA, but there are some common themes that recur, such as shifting perspective lines, the edges of the wood beveled panels that are hand-painted in trompe l'oeil over the surface of the paintings, hand-painted abstractions which she refers to as "captions," intense optical patterning, as well as directional motifs such as arrows.

    Quaytman Explores Terrain Between Text and Image in New SFMOMA Show

  • Modest in scale, Quaytman's paintings on beveled wood panels proffer richly conceived, multilayered subjects.

    Quaytman Explores Terrain Between Text and Image in New SFMOMA Show

  • Before applying the silkscreens to the wood beveled panels, she coats them with rabbit skin gesso, which helps to create the wonderful sense of luminosity her paintings possess.

    Quaytman Explores Terrain Between Text and Image in New SFMOMA Show

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