bevel bevel  /ˈbɛ vəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
  2. (n) a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
  3. (v) cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • An ancient with an inventive mind discovered by cutting off the butt end of a feather on a bevel that he had a tube shaped like a reed pen.

News

  1. Tips and Sponges meet diverse soldering challenges.

    Offered in 19 styles, Plato XT tips are compatible with Weller WX stations using WXP120 iron. Soldering tip geometries include conical, screwdriver, bevel, knife, and SMD flow tip. Available to fit Hakko FX-888 and FX-888E stations, slitted sponge (part No. CS-888S) captures solder as operators wipe off tip. Sponge with large hole (No. CS-888H) adds surface area for wiping, and all Plato sponges ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Reelcraft Heavy Duty Cord Reels

    Keep long lengths of expensive electrical cord off the ground and out of harm's way with Reelcraft's expanded Series 30000 line, which includes cable storage reels and live power cord. The reels are designed to handle long lengths of 10/3, 12/3 and 16/3 cable. Choose from bevel crank, hand crank, or electric motor driven rewind. These industrious reels are constructed of heavy-gauge steel and ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Gleason Unveils New Gear Production and Inspection Solutions at Gear Expo '13

    Rochester, NY – As the industry’s Total Gear Solutions Provider, Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling, and global customer support services at GEAR EXPO ‘13, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. On display for the first time in North America will be: •The ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "I'd like to blame the guy that's making the ice, but I don't think I can," Keenan said. "I can't explain what happened there. I watched the video and it bounced a couple of times. If there's something with the ice, a bevel there, I guess...
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Mike Keenan Source: Canoe.ca

  2. "After he saw Beyoncé perform, he told her she was Deena," Knowles said. "He taught her to bevel her foot when she stood and and arch her back. He taught her how to be Deena. It was just meant to be."
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Tina Knowles Source: Houston Chronicle

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