miter

Definitions of miter
  1. 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
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    type of:
    joint
    junction by which parts or objects are joined together
  2. noun
    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
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    type of:
    surface
    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
  3. verb
    bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
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    type of:
    bevel, chamfer
    cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
  4. verb
    fit together in a miter joint
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    type of:
    bring together, join
    cause to become joined or linked
  5. noun
    a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
    synonyms: mitre
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    type of:
    headdress, headgear
    clothing for the head
  6. verb
    confer a miter on (a bishop)
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    type of:
    bestow, confer
    present
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