mitre definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of miter.
    • A covering when it comes to head, used on solemn events by church dignitaries.
    • alternate spelling of miter.
    • the top of a beveled end of a bit in which a miter joint is created
    • combined that forms a corner; generally both sides tend to be bevelled at a 45-degree direction to create a 90-degree part
    • a liturgical headdress donned by bishops on formal events
  • verb:
    • alternate spelling of miter.
  • noun-and-verb:
    • See miter.
  • others:
    • See miter.

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