miter joint


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miter joint

miter joint

n.
A joint made by beveling each of two surfaces to be joined, usually at a 45° angle, to form a corner, usually a 90° angle.

mi′ter joint`


n.
a 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.
[1680–90]
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Noun1.miter joint - joint that forms a cornermiter joint - joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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Englesson (1973) investigated the strength of five different corner fasteners, including a butt dowel joint, a mitered joint with an included plastic angle, a mitered joint with dowels, a simple miter joint, and a miter joint with a spline.
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