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Noun: miter joint  mI-tur joynt
Usage: US (elsewhere: mitre joint)
  1. Joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    - mitre joint [Brit, Cdn], miter [US], mitre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: miter joints

Type of: joint

Encyclopedia: Miter joint