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Definition of Miter

Verb: miter  mI-tur
Usage: US (elsewhere: mitre)

  1. Bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
    - mitre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Confer a miter on (a bishop)
    - mitre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. Fit together in a miter joint
    - mitre [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: miter  mI-tur
Usage: US (elsewhere: mitre)
  1. Joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    - miter joint [US], mitre joint [Brit, Cdn], mitre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  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";
    - mitre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. A liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
    - mitre [Brit, Cdn]

See also:
Mitella
mitered

Anagrams containing the word miter

mirte rmite ermit termi iterm