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noun as in headdress

noun as in tiara

noun as in timbre

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The next most important adjustment on your table saw is aligning the blade and fence to the miter slot to ensure that you’re getting square rip cuts as well as bevels.

Press the flat of the square to the edge of the miter slot, and then extend the ruler until it touches one of the teeth of the blade on the infeed side.

Saint Nicholas — usually with a long beard, a bishop’s miter and a staff — tells the children they are about to be judged.

Thankfully, many brands have simplified the process and it’s easy to pick the right miter saw for your next build.

Then was seen on the altar a miter glittering with precious stones, and a large sword ornamented with fleur-de-lis.

If both are of the same diameter, they are called bevel gears; if of different diameters, miter gears.

Before he can start to open a lock gate, he must first have released the miter-forcing machine that latches the gates.

Ghullam removed his miter and his false beard, tossing them aside on a table, then undid his sash and peeled out of his robe.

One of the regular priests pulled off his miter and beard and went to the radio, putting on a headset.


On this page you'll find 162 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to miter, such as: administrator, cleric, director, patriarch, pontiff, and pope.

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