Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[mahy-ter-geyt] /ˈmaɪ tərˌgeɪt/

(in a canal or the like) a lock having two leaves so made as to close at an angle pointing upstream.


Read Also:

  • Miter-gear

    noun 1. either of a pair of bevel gears of equal size for driving shafts at right angles to each other.

  • Mitering

    [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 the front and back resembling that of a pointed arch. 2. the office or rank of a bishop; bishopric. 3. Judaism. the official headdress […]

  • Miter-joint

    noun 1. 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.

  • Miter-post

    noun 1. .

Disclaimer: Mitergate definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.