chamfer Carpentry

chamfer Carpentry
chamfer Carpentry ['tʃamfə]
verb cut away (a right-angled edge or corner) to make a symmetrical sloping edge.
noun a chamfered edge or corner.
C16 (in the sense 'flute or furrow'): back-form. from chamfering, from Fr. chamfrain, from chant (see cant2) + fraint 'broken'.

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