a joint, especially a butt joint, between two pieces of wood or the like, meeting at an angle in which each of the butting surfaces is cut to an angle equal to half the angle of junction.
noun 1. .
noun 1. a backsaw used for cutting miters.
noun 1. an instrument for laying out miter joints, consisting of two straightedges joined at a 45° angle.
[mahy-ter-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmaɪ tərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Mitella, of the saxifrage family, having a capsule that resembles a bishop’s . /ˈmaɪtəˌwɜːt/ noun 1. the US spelling of mitrewort