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    miter

    miter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word miter

    Definition
    (noun) joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    Synonyms : miter joint , mitre , mitre joint
    Definition
    (noun) the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
    Synonyms : mitre
    Example Sentence
    • he covered the miter with glue before making the joint
    Definition
    (noun) a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
    Synonyms : mitre
    Definition
    (verb) bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint Definition
    (verb) confer a miter on (a bishop) Definition
    (verb) fit together in a miter joint
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