Miter Definition

Define what is Miter?

1. miter, miter joint, mitre, mitre joint (noun)

joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner.

    Hypernyms

    joint noun
    junction by which parts or objects are joined together.

    2. miter (verb)

    bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint.

      Hypernyms

      bevel, chamfer verb
      cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel.

      3. miter, mitre (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
      Hypernyms

      surface noun
      the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary.

      4. miter (verb)

      confer a miter on (a bishop).

        Hypernyms

        bestow, confer verb
        present.

        5. miter, mitre (noun)

        a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions.

          Synonyms: mitre
          Hypernyms

          headdress, headgear noun
          clothing for the head.

          6. miter (verb)

          fit together in a miter joint.

            Hypernyms

            bring together, join verb
            cause to become joined or linked.

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