Definitions for bezelˈbɛz əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bez•elˈbɛz əl(n.)

  1. the diagonal face at the end of the blade of a chisel.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. Category: Jewelry

    Ref: crown (def. 17). 27

  3. a grooved ring or rim holding a gem, watch crystal, etc., in its setting.

    Category: Jewelry

Origin of bezel:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bezel(noun)

    a sloping edge on a cutting tool

Wiktionary

  1. bezel(Noun)

    The sloping edge or face on a cutting tool

  2. bezel(Noun)

    The oblique side or face of a cut gem; especially the upper faceted portion of a brilliant (diamond), which projects from its setting

  3. bezel(Noun)

    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.

  4. bezel(Noun)

    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.

  5. Origin: From old dialect biseau, variation on bijou, itself probably from bisou, bizou, from biz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bezel(noun)

    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

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