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Chamfer   Listen
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Chamfer  n.  The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle, formed by two faces of a piece of timber, stone, etc.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Chamfer" Quotes from Famous Books



... furrow, groove, rut, sulcus [Anat.], scratch, streak, striae, crack, score, incision, slit; chamfer, fluting; corduroy road, cradle hole. channel, gutter, trench, ditch, dike, dyke; moat, fosse^, trough, kennel; ravine &c (interval) 198; tajo [U.S.], thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.]. V. furrow &c n.; flute, plow; incise, engrave, etch, bite in. Adj. ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... simplest of all profiles—that of a chamfered beam. I call it simpler than even that of a square beam; for in barking a log you cheaply get your chamfer, and nobody cares whether the level is alike on each side: but you must take a larger tree, and use much more work to get a square. And it ...
— Mornings in Florence • John Ruskin



Words linked to "Chamfer" :   edge, chase, furrow, cut, cone, chamfer bit, splay, miter



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