mitre

Definitions of mitre
  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, miter joint, 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
    synonyms: miter
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    type of:
    surface
    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
  3. noun
    a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
    synonyms: miter
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    type of:
    headdress, headgear
    clothing for the head
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