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CHAMFER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does chamfer mean? 

CHAMFER (noun)
  The noun CHAMFER has 1 sense:

1. two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

  Familiarity information: CHAMFER used as a noun is very rare.


CHAMFER (verb)
  The verb CHAMFER has 2 senses:

1. cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
2. cut a furrow into a columns

  Familiarity information: CHAMFER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHAMFER (noun)


Sense 1chamfer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bevel; chamfer; cant

Hypernyms ("chamfer" is a kind of...):

edge (a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chamfer"):

splay (an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger)


CHAMFER (verb)


Sense 1chamfer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

bevel; chamfer

Context example:

bevel the surface

Hypernyms (to "chamfer" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "chamfer"):

miter (bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint)

cone (make cone-shaped)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2chamfer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut a furrow into a columns

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

chamfer; furrow; chase

Hypernyms (to "chamfer" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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