Definition of Mitre. Meaning of Mitre. Synonyms of Mitre

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Definition of Mitre

Mitre
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.
Mitre
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.
Mitre
Mitre Mi"tre, n. & v. See Miter.
Mitre
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 Mitre from wikipedia

- Western and Eastern-styled mitres Western and Eastern-styled mitres worn by bishops The mitre (British English) (/ˈmaɪtər/; Gr****: μίτρα, "headband" or...
- The Mitre Corporation (stylized as The MITRE Corporation and MITRE) is an American not-for-profit organization based in Bedford, M****achusetts, and McLean...
- Bartolomé Mitre Martínez (26 June 1821 – 19 January 1906) was an Argentine statesman, soldier and author. He was President of Argentina from 1862 to 1868...
- 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 mitre box or miter box (American English) is a wood working appliance used to guide a hand saw for making precise cuts, usually 45° mitre cuts. Traditional...
- Mitre 10 is an Australian retail and trade hardware store chain. Operations are based on a cooperative system, where the store owners are members of the...
- Mitre Square is a small square in the City of London. It measures about 77 feet (23 m) by 80 feet (24 m) and is connected via three p****ages with Mitre...
- A mitre joint (often miter in American English) is a joint made by cutting each of two parts to be joined, across the main surface, usually at a 45° angle...
- Sergio Armando Mitre (born February 16, 1981) is a Mexican-American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has pla**** in Major League Baseball...
- Mitre Sports International Ltd., mostly known as Mitre, is an English sports equipment manufacturer based in Wakefield. Mitre is mainly focused on ****ociation...
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