any of various fixed or adjustable guides for a saw in making miters or cross cuts, especially a troughlike box open at the ends and guiding the saw by slots in the opposite sides.
[mahy-terd] /ˈmaɪ tərd/ adjective 1. shaped like a bishop’s or having a miter-shaped apex. 2. wearing, or entitled or privileged to wear, a . [mahy-ter] /ˈmaɪ tər/ noun 1. the official headdress of a bishop in the Western Church, in its modern form a tall cap with a top deeply cleft crosswise, the outline of […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a diagonal-cut jib.
[mahy-ter-er] /ˈmaɪ tər ər/ noun 1. a machine or tool for making .
[mahy-ter-geyt] /ˈmaɪ tərˌgeɪt/ noun 1. (in a canal or the like) a lock having two leaves so made as to close at an angle pointing upstream.