"miter" in the noun sense
1. miter joint, mitre joint, miter, mitre
joint that forms a corner usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
2. miter, mitre
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"
3. miter, mitre
a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
"miter" in the verb sense
bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
confer a miter on (a bishop)
fit together in a miter joint
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