Meaning of bezel

bez•el

Pronunciation: (bez'ul), [key]
— n.
  1. the diagonal face at the end of the blade of a chisel, or the like, leading to the edge.
    1. that part of a ring, bracelet, etc., to which gems are attached.
    2. crown (def. 27).
  2. a grooved ring or rim holding a gem, watch crystal, etc., in its setting.
  3. the part of a vehicle's bodywork that surrounds a light.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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