Definition of “mitre” - English Dictionary

“mitre” in British English

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mitrenoun [ C ]

UK US miter uk /ˈmaɪ.tər/ us /ˈmaɪ.t̬ɚ/

mitre noun [ C ] (HAT)

mitre noun [ C ] (WOOD JOINT)

also mitre joint a joint made by two pieces of wood that have both been cut at an angle of 45° at the joining ends

(Definition of “mitre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)