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mitre meaning and definition

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MITRE noun

Definition of mitre (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: miter
  3. a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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