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miter box Syllabification: mi·ter box
Pronunciation: /ˈmīdər bäks/

Definition of miter box in English:


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A guide to enable a saw to cut miter joints at the desired angle.
Example sentences
  • These pieces should first be cut to a 45-degree angle with your miter box and back saw.
  • Miters can be cut quickly and accurately by using a power miter saw, a table saw or a good miter box.
  • This saw is used in conjunction with a miter box to cut a perfectly straight line across a piece of wood.
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