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miter meaning and definition

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MITER noun

Definition of miter (noun)

  1. joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
  2. the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
    • "he covered the miter with glue before making the joint"
    • synonyms: mitre
  3. a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions

MITER verb

Definition of miter (verb)

  1. bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
  2. confer a miter on (a bishop)
  3. fit together in a miter joint
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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