a sloping edge on a cutting tool
The sloping edge or face on a cutting tool
The oblique side or face of a cut gem; especially the upper faceted portion of a brilliant (diamond), which projects from its setting
The rim and flange which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, such as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set; the collet.
The panel that covers the front of a computer case, or the panel covering each drive bay that can be removed to install a removable drive that requires external access, such as a CD/DVD-ROM drive, which usually has its own preinstalled bezel.
Origin: From old dialect biseau, variation on bijou, itself probably from bisou, bizou, from biz.
the rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bez′l, n. the part of the setting of a precious stone which encloses it: the oblique side or face of a cut gem: the grooved flange or rim in which a watch-glass is set: the slope at the edge of a chisel or plane (usually Bas′il). [From an O. Fr. word represented by mod. Fr. biseau; its ult. origin uncertain.]
The numerical value of bezel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bezel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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