miter joint

noun
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.

Origin:
1680–90

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miter joint

noun
joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner 
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Polyethylene pipe cannot be joined by a threaded or miter joint.
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