Chamfer means to put an edge, angle or groove in.
An example of chamfer is to make angled corners on a table.
A beveled edge or corner, esp. one cut at a 45° angle.
The definition of a chamfer is a 45 degree sloped or angled corner or edge.
An example of a chamfer is the corner of a table.
To cut a groove in; flute.
A flat surface made by cutting off the edge or corner of a block of wood or other material.
A furrow or groove, as in a column.
To cut a chamfer on; bevel.
To make a groove or fluting in.
To cut off the edge or corner of; bevel.
Origin of chamfer
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French chanfrein.