miter

[ mahy-ter ]
/ ˈmaɪ tər /

noun

verb (used with object)

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Also especially British, mi·tre.

Origin of miter

1350–1400; Middle English mitre (noun) < Latin mitra < Greek mítra turban, headdress
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Example sentences from the Web for mitering

  • The mitering of lace or embroidery is often necessary in making collars and in finishing corners.

    Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
  • Run it in a straight line, on the wall against the ceiling wherever possible, mitering the joints neatly.

    Electricity for the farm|Frederick Irving Anderson

British Dictionary definitions for mitering

miter
/ (ˈmaɪtə) /

noun, verb

the usual US spelling of mitre
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