Definition of mitre verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mitre

 verb
(especially US English miter)verb
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mitre
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtər//
 
he / she / it mitres
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtərz//
 
past simple mitred
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtərd//
 
past participle mitred
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtərd//
 
-ing form mitring
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪtərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪtərɪŋ//
 
 
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mitre something (specialist) to join two pieces of wood together with a mitre joint Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, via Latin from Greek mitra ‘belt or turban’.

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