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miter

mi·ter

miter

 
 
pronunciation:
maI tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tall, arched headdress worn by bishops or high priests.
definition 2: a corner or joint formed by cutting two pieces of wood at an angle and joining them.
This jig will help you make a perfect miter for each corner of the frame.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mitered, mitering, miters
definition 1: to confer a miter upon.
definition 2: to connect with or cut a miter joint.