1. [ noun ] the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
Synonyms: miter

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

Related terms: surface miter
2. [ 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 miter miter_joint
Related terms: joint miter
3. [ noun ] (clothing) a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
Synonyms: miter
Related terms: headdress miter
Similar spelling:   Mitra