miter[ mahy-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF miter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MITER
This is called the "miter" and may be 45 degrees or any other angle.
A strut joint is a form of miter joint used in making trusses.
I will give him back to you with the cross and miter, monseigneur.
Their insignia of office, the miter and crosier, are familiar to every one.
I also learned that what I called the bishop's hat was a miter.
He wears a miter and a flowing cope of scarlet, richly apparelled.
I made a miter box, as shown, and found it to be just the thing for this purpose.
A miter lap joint which is not so strong is shown in Fig. 2.
Then propose it yourself, and though it were more useful than a miter, it would be rejected.
The miter box should be fastened firmly to a low table or box.
in the carpentry sense of "joint at a 45 degree angle," 1670s, perhaps from mitre, via notion of joining of the two peaks of the folded cap. As a verb from 1731.