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Meaning of CHAMFER

Pronunciation:  'chamfur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
  2. [v]  cut a furrow into a columns
  3. [v]  cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel; "bevel the surface"

CHAMFER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bevel, bevel, cant, chase, furrow
 See Also: cone, cut, edge, miter, splay



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Cham"fer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chamfered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Chamfering}. ]
    1. (Carp.) To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to
       channel; to flute.
    2. To make a chamfer on.