miter joint

noun

Definition of miter joint

: a usually perpendicular joint made by fastening together parts with the ends cut at an angle

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MITER JOINT Defined for English Language Learners

miter joint

Definition of miter joint for English Language Learners

  • : a joint or corner made by cutting the edges of two boards at an angle and fitting them together



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