1. [ verb ] bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
Related terms: bevel
2. [ verb ] fit together in a miter joint
Related terms: join miter_joint
3. [ verb ] confer a miter on, as of a bishop
Related terms: confer
4. [ noun ] the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
Synonyms: mitre

"he covered the miter with glue before making the joint"

Related terms: surface
5. [ noun ] joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
Synonyms: mitre_joint mitre miter_joint
Related terms: joint
6. [ noun ] (clothing) a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
Synonyms: mitre
Related terms: headdress
Similar spelling:   mitre