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Bevel vs. Bezel

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  • Bevel (noun)

    An edge that is canted, one that is not a 90-degree angle; a chamfer.

    "to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab"

  • Bevel (noun)

    An instrument consisting of two rules or arms, jointed together at one end, and opening to any angle, for adjusting the surfaces of work to the same or a given inclination; a bevel square.

  • Bevel (verb)

    To give a canted edge to a surface; to chamfer.

  • Bevel (adjective)

    Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.

    "a bevel angle"

  • Bevel (adjective)

    Morally distorted; not upright.

  • Bezel (noun)

    The sloping edge or face on a cutting tool.

  • Bezel (noun)

    The oblique side or face of a cut gem; especially the upper faceted portion of a brilliant (diamond), which projects from its setting.

  • Bezel (noun)

    The rim and flange which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, such as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set; the collet.

  • Bezel (noun)

    The panel that covers the front of a computer case, or the panel covering each drive bay that can be removed to install a removable drive that requires external access, such as a CD/DVD-ROM drive, which usually has its own preinstalled bezel.

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  • Bevel (noun)

    Any angle other than a right angle; the angle which one surface makes with another when they are not at right angles; the slant or inclination of such surface; as, to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab; the bevel of a piece of timber.

  • Bevel (noun)

    An instrument consisting of two rules or arms, jointed together at one end, and opening to any angle, for adjusting the surfaces of work to the same or a given inclination; - called also a bevel square.

  • Bevel (adjective)

    Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.

  • Bevel (adjective)

    Hence: Morally distorted; not upright.

  • Bevel

    To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.

  • Bevel (verb)

    To deviate or incline from an angle of 90°, as a surface; to slant.

  • Bezel (noun)

    The rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Bevel (noun)

    two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

  • Bevel (noun)

    a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size

  • Bevel (verb)

    cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel;

    "bevel the surface"

  • Bezel (noun)

    a sloping edge on a cutting tool

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