Definition of Chamfer

1. Noun. Two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees.

Exact synonyms: Bevel, Cant
Generic synonyms: Edge
Specialized synonyms: Splay
Derivative terms: Bevel, Cant

2. Verb. Cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel. "Bevel the surface"
Exact synonyms: Bevel
Generic synonyms: Cut
Specialized synonyms: Miter, Cone
Derivative terms: Bevel

3. Verb. Cut a furrow into a columns.
Exact synonyms: Chase, Furrow
Generic synonyms: Cut

Definition of Chamfer

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

2. v. t. To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to channel; to flute.

Definition of Chamfer

1. Noun. (context: woodworking engineering drafting CAD) an obtuse-angled relief or cut at an edge added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) to cut a groove in something; to flute ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chamfer

1. to groove [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: groove

Medical Definition of Chamfer

1. A marginal finish on an extracoronal cavity preparation of a tooth which describes a curve from an axial wall to the cavosurface. Origin: fr. O.Fr. Chanfrein(t), beveled edge (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chamfer

chameleonically
chameleonize
chameleonized
chameleonizes
chameleonizing
chameleonlike
chameleons
chameli
chamelot
chamelots
chameprosopic
chamerophyte
chamerophytes
chamets
chametz
chamfer (current term)
chamfer bit
chamfer plane
chamfered
chamferer
chamferers
chamfering
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chamfrain
chamfrains
chamfrein
chamfreins
chamfret
chamfrets
chamfron

Literary usage of Chamfer

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1. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"An example of a chamfer thus applied is shown in the plan of the door, Fig. ... STOP chamfer is one in which the chamfer is not carried to the extremity of ..."

2. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"PATTERNS FOR THE chamfer AND GORE PIECE OF A TABLET Where a tablet the outer curve of which is ... The chamfer K in elevation is similar to the chamfer K1, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Gutter, furrow, fluting, chamfer. 4. Strait, arm of the sea, narrow sea. Channel, v- a. Groove, flute, chamfer, cut furrows in, cut channels in. ..."

4. Essentials of Woodworking: A Textbook for Schools by Ira Samuel Griffith (1915)
"Planing a chamfer.— Fig. 69 illustrates a good way to lay out a chamfer. A notch in the back end of the gage- stick holds the pencil in position. ..."

5. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1873)
"... VARIETIES OF chamfer. Let BAG, Fig. LXXII., be the original angle of the wall. Inscribe within it a circle ..."

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