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English noun: mitre

1. mitre (artifact) joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner

Synonymsmiter, miter joint, mitre joint

Broader (hypernym)joint

2. mitre (artifact) the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made

SamplesHe covered the miter with glue before making the joint.


Broader (hypernym)surface

3. mitre (artifact) a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions


Broader (hypernym)headdress, headgear

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