Definition of Miter. Meaning of Miter. Synonyms of Miter

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Definition of Miter

Miter
Miter Mi"ter, Mitre Mi"tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Miteredor Mitred; p. pr. & vb. n. Miteringor Mitring.] 1. To place a miter upon; to adorn with a miter. ``Mitered locks.' --Milton. 2. To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a line bisecting the angle of junction; to bevel the ends or edges of, for the purpose of matching together at an angle.
Miter
Miter Mi"ter, Mitre Mi"tre, n. [F. mitre, fr. L. mitra headband, turban, Gr. ?.] 1. A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, the present form being a lofty cap with two points or peaks. --Fairholt. 2. The surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint. 3. (Numis.) A sort of base money or coin. Miter box (Carp. & Print.), an apparatus for guiding a handsaw at the proper angle in making a miter joint; esp., a wooden or metal trough with vertical kerfs in its upright sides, for guides. Miter dovetail (Carp.), a kind of dovetail for a miter joint in which there is only one joint line visible, and that at the angle. Miter gauge (Carp.), a gauge for determining the angle of a miter. Miter joint, a joint formed by pieces matched and united upon a line bisecting the angle of junction, as by the beveled ends of two pieces of molding or brass rule, etc. The term is used especially when the pieces form a right angle. See Miter, 2. Miter shell (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of marine univalve shells of the genus Mitra. Miter square (Carp.), a bevel with an immovable arm at an angle of 45[deg], for striking lines on stuff to be mitered; also, a square with an arm adjustable to any angle. Miter wheels, a pair of bevel gears, of equal diameter, adapted for working together, usually with their axes at right angles.
Miter
Miter Mi"ter, Mitre Mi"tre, v. i. To meet and match together, as two pieces of molding, on a line bisecting the angle of junction.

Meaning of Miter from wikipedia

- A miter saw (mitre in British English) is a saw used to make accurate crosscuts and miters in a workpiece by pulling a large backsaw or a mounted circular...
- A mitre is a traditional, ceremonial head-dress of ancient Jewish high priests and Christian bishops and other clergy. Mitre may also refer to: Isla Mitre...
- A miter joint (mitre in British English, sometimes shortened to miter) is a joint made by beveling each of two parts to be joined, usually at a 45° angle...
- disk sanders. The miter gauge slides in a slot on the worktable (known as a miter slot) on the machine being used. Typically, the miter gauge and the workpiece...
- Incorporated. p. 121. Retrieved 14 August 2014. "What is the definition of miter gear?". toolingu.com. Retrieved 2014-03-11. "Bevel Gear Geometry" (PDF)...
- (British English) (/ˈmaɪtər/; Gr****: μίτρα, "headband" or "turban") or miter (American English; see spelling differences), is a type of headgear now...
- cutting long pieces of stock to length until the introduction of the power miter saw in the 1970s. In addition to making length cuts, a radial arm saw may...
- is a two step process, first to cut a simple miter and then to use a coping saw to undercut the miters. Many different companies now manufacture crown...
- tabletop to the blade, which makes cross cutting stock using a miter more difficult (the miter and/or stock may not be fully supported by the table in front...
- Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1188, (Cornell University Press, 1987), 344. Constance Brittain Bourchard, Sword, Miter...
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