mitre joint


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mitre joint

n
(Building) a corner joint formed between two pieces of material, esp wood, by cutting bevels of equal angles at the ends of each piece. Sometimes shortened to: mitre
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Noun1.mitre joint - joint that forms a cornermitre 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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Looking very similar to Yamaha's classic NS-10M's monitor speakers, the NX-N500s are built with an internal mitre joint to help suppress unwanted vibrations.
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Reassuringly heavy, the NXN500's are built with an internal mitre joint - a feature that you only usually get with Yamaha's top end speakers - which helps to suppress unwanted vibrations and resonance.