chamfer

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v chamfer cut a furrow into a columns
    • v chamfer cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel "bevel the surface"
    • n chamfer two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Trough for Planing Chamfers Trough for Planing Chamfers
Stop Chamfering Stop Chamfering

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chamfer The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle, formed by two faces of a piece of timber, stone, etc.
    • Chamfer (Carp) To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to channel; to flute.
    • Chamfer To make a chamfer on.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chamfer In carpentry, a groove or furrow.
    • n chamfer A bevel or slope; the corner of anything originally rightangled cut away so as to make an angle with the sides which form it. Also chamfering.
    • chamfer In carpentry, to cut a furrow in; flute; channel.—2. To cut or grind in a sloping manner, as the edge of anything square, so as to form a bevel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chamfer cham′fėr a bevel or slope made by paring off the edge of anything originally right-angled, either in wood or stone work: a groove, channel, or furrow
    • v.t Chamfer to cut or grind off bevel-wise, as a corner: to channel or make furrows upon; to flute, as a column
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Chamfron

Usage

In literature:

Eye-bonder: A narrow, rough ashlar in one end of which a chamfered hole has been cut.
"Inca Land" by Hiram Bingham
By each side of the backbone he had three chamferings, or flutings, that were distinguished by inflected interstices.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884" by Various
The tops and bottoms of the posts should have their edges slightly chamfered to prevent their slivering.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
The uppermost stage is chamfered at the quoins, leaving a small off-set at the level of the next.
"Bell's Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral" by George Worley
The extreme beam is one-third from the stern; it shows no stem, it being chamfered off.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The most substantial and effective case is the "stop-chamfered" one, made either in deal ebonized, or fancy woods polished.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
The two central sleepers have their outside edge roughly chamfered.
"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark
The walls are panelled, and the beams across the wooden ceiling chamfered, and slightly carved.
"Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places" by Frederick William Fairholt
The vaulting springs from corbels, and although the ribs are but simply chamfered they are well developed.
"Portuguese Architecture" by Walter Crum Watson
Some of the older Willard batteries have a chamfer or groove in the under, side of the cover.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
The third, or convex chamfer, as it is the gentlest mode of treatment, so (as in medicine and morals) it is very generally the best.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
The arch is surrounded by an archivolt formed by a thick band with chamfered edges.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
The chamfer is much used in medieval work, and is sometimes plain, sometimes hollowed out and sometimes moulded.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The chamfering is clean, except where you struck it once or twice with the ax.
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage
Chamfer it from the center to the sides almost to an edge.
"Deadfalls and Snares" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Chamfer it from the center to the sides almost to an edge.
"Steel Traps" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
The outer edges representing a chamfer are horizontally lined.
"History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America" by John Kerr Tiffany
They resemble pure crystall buttons chamfered or welted on the sides with 2 small holes at the ends.
"Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk" by Thomas Browne
Then apply Exercise 4, and so bevel the sides and ends as to make chamfers, as shown in Figs.
"Hand-Craft" by John D. Sutcliffe
Each bed will be edged with box or chamfered stone, or terra-cotta edging.
"Garden-Craft Old and New" by John D. Sedding
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In news:

Carmex Precision Tools' DMT line of thread milling tools enables customers to drill, thread and chamfer in a single operation.
Tools Can Drill, Thread, Chamfer All at Once .
Carmex Precision Tools' DMT line of thread milling tools enables users to drill, thread and chamfer in a single operation.
CertainTeed Chamfer Board Vertical Siding and Soffit.
While countersunk and chamfered holes are similar in appearance, functionally they are quite different.
Aerospace manufacturer Fokker Aerospace Group relies on Speroni's STP46 tool measuring and presetting machine to ensure that step drills used to cut and chamfer holes on aircraft flap skins are within tolerance and set to the proper length.
CertainTeed Chamfer Board Vertical Siding and Soffit .
It has wipers on both sides of the corner radii that are standard, but the protection chamfer is twisted from negative to positive or positive to negative.
We used bird's-eye maple instead of the walnut, and added chamfers and lamb's tongues to the legs.
1973 Ford F350 Wide Chamfer.
Large bins minimize bridging with their vertical sides and chamfered corners.
) Now, capture the stiles between the stops and rout the chamfers, as shown in Photo B Start and stop routing with the router base against the stopblock, as shown in Photo C. Complete Guide to Mastering Your Router.
Smooth-wall feed applications with 45-degree chamfered corners.
Heule Tool Corporation offers a catalog supplement for the Micro Snap front- and back-chamfering tool, which is available in various sizes starting at 2.0 mm.
Applications include weld blending, grinding, deburring, deflashing, stock removal, surface finishing and blending, and edge chamfering.
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In science:

The prism-like impression at the centre of the top face takes the plunger of the caging system and allows for centring of the test mass, the chamfered corners accept the ngers during launch lock.
LISA technology and instrumentation
Edges are chamfered to prevent damage during caging.
LISA technology and instrumentation
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