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miter US English

A tall headdress worn by bishops and senior abbots as a symbol of office, tapering to a point at front and back with a deep cleft between

miter box US English

A guide to enable a saw to cut miter joints at the desired angle

mitre cut US English

A groove of triangular cross-section cut into glass for decoration.

mitre saw US English

Any of various types of saw designed or used for cutting material for mitre joints; specifically a tenon saw, especially when used with a mitre-box.

miter joint in miter US English

A joint made between two pieces of wood or other material at an angle of 90°, such that the line of junction bisects this angle

miter shell in miter US English

A mollusk of warm seas that has a sharply pointed shell with a narrow aperture, supposedly resembling a bishop’s miter

mitre clamp US English

A clamp or batten with mitred ends.

mitre cramp US English

A cramp used to hold a glued mitre joint in place while it is drying.

mitre drain US English

A transverse drain in or under a roadway.

mitre-gate US English

A lock-gate consisting of two leaves which when closed form an angle pointing upstream, so that the pressure of the water pushes them together.

mitre gauge US English

An adjustable guide used to cut mitres of different angles.

mitre gear US English

Either of a pair of bevelled gearwheels with teeth set at 45 degrees, the axes of which are at right angles to one another.

mitre plane US English

A plane with an oblique surface for making mitre joints.

mitre snake US English

Any of several colubrid snakes of the southern United States, especially the ground snake, Sonora semiannulata (formerly S. episcopa), and the Plains black-headed snake Tantilla nigriceps.

mitre square US English

A bevel with the blade fixed at (typically) 45 degrees, or with two blades set at such an angle to one another.

mitre wheel US English

Each of a pair of bevelled cogwheels with teeth set at 45° and axes at right angles

mitre-jointed US English

Joined by a mitre joint.

mitre dovetail US English

A combination of the mitre and dovetail joints (usually attributive).

mitre shooting board US English

A shooting board for planing mitred ends, with the stop set at an angle of 45 degrees.