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miter joint

noun
1.
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
1680-1690
1680-90
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  • Polyethylene pipe cannot be joined by a threaded or miter joint.

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