chamfer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French chanfrein, from Latin frenum

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Noun[edit]

chamfer (plural chamfers)

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

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  • (angled relief or cut): round

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  • (angled relief or cut): fillet

Verb[edit]

chamfer (third-person singular simple present chamfers, present participle chamfering, simple past and past participle chamfered)

  1. (transitive) to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel
  2. (transitive) to cut a groove in something; to flute

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