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noun as in slanting edge

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Then use an allen wrench or screwdriver to point the bevel marker at the “0-degree” dash.

On mine, this is as simple as using an allen wrench to turn an oval-shaped piece of metal until it touches the bevel arm in the 90-degree position.

On the blade’s spine, a bevel was a nice touch that minimized thumb-rub during extended cutting sessions.

Yet, it still has beveled edges to protect the screen and camera and comes at an affordable price.

The mandibles are powerful, with bevelled tips and three or four teeth on the edge of the bevel.

With overhead cam-shafts, bevel gears work out very well in practice, as in the Hall-Scott motors and others of that type.

If both are of the same diameter, they are called bevel gears; if of different diameters, miter gears.

There are several forms of differential gears, differing largely as to combination of spur or bevel cogs.

The makers claim that lost motion can be taken up in a bevel gear much better than in a spur gear.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bevel, such as: angle, inclination, leaning, pitch, slant, and tilt.

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