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3 definitions found
 for chamfer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chamfer \Cham"fer\, n. [See Chamfron.]
     The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle,
     formed by two faces of a piece of timber, stone, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chamfer \Cham"fer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chamfered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Chamfering. ]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Carp.) To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to
        channel; to flute.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To make a chamfer on.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chamfer
      n 1: two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
           [syn: bevel, cant, chamfer]
      v 1: cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel; "bevel the surface" [syn:
           bevel, chamfer]
      2: cut a furrow into a columns [syn: furrow, chamfer,
         chase]

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