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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.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||miter 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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