What does bezel mean?

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ˈbɛz əlbezel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bezelnoun

    a sloping edge on a cutting tool

Wiktionary

  1. bezelnoun

    The sloping edge or face on a cutting tool

  2. bezelnoun

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

  3. bezelnoun

    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. bezelnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bezel, Bezilnoun

    That part of a ring in which the stone is fixed.

ChatGPT

  1. bezel

    A bezel is a grooved ring holding the glass or plastic cover of a watch face or other instrument in place. It is typically used to secure, support, or provide a decorative edge around an object such as a gemstone in jewelry, computer monitors, TV screens, or camera lenses. In modern technology, bezel often refers to the outside frame around computer monitors, smartphones or tablets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bezelnoun

    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

  1. Bezel

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bezel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bezel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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