Mitre Definition

Define what is Mitre?

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, 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: miter
    Hypernyms

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

    3. miter, mitre (noun)

    a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions.

      Synonyms: miter
      Hypernyms

      headdress, headgear noun
      clothing for the head.

      Nearby Terms

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