mitre joint

noun

a corner joint formed between two pieces of material, esp wood, by cutting bevels of equal angles at the ends of each pieceSometimes shortened to: mitre

Nearby words

  1. mitralization,
  2. mitre,
  3. mitre block,
  4. mitre box,
  5. mitre gear,
  6. mitre square,
  7. mitre, bartolomé,
  8. mitrewort,
  9. mitriform,
  10. mitropoulos

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