Mitre

The mitre (ər; Greek: μίτρα, `headband` or `turban`), also spelled miter (see spelling differences), is a type of headgear now known as the traditional, ceremonial head-dress of bishops and certain abbots in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as in the Anglican Communion, some Lutheran churches, and also bishops and certain other clergy ...
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Mitre

• (v. t.) To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a line bisecting the angle of junction; to bevel the ends or edges of, for the purpose of matching together at an angle. • (n.) A sort of base money or coin. • (n.) The surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint f...
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mitre

1. A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, the present form being a lofty cap with two points or peaks. ... 2. The surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint. ...
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Mitre

Mi'tre noun & v. See Miter .
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Mitre

a headdress worn at solemn liturgical functions by bishops, abbots and, in certain cases, other clerics.
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Mitre

A headdress worn at some liturgical functions by bishops, abbots and, in certain cases, other clerics.
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Mitre

A kind of folding cap, consisting of two like parts, each stiffened by a lining and rising to a peak, these are sewn together on the sides, but are united above by a piece of material that can fold together. Two lappets trimmed on the ends with fringe hang down from the back. The right to wear the mitre belongs by law only to the pope, the cardinal...
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Mitre

A mitre is the head-dress of bishops. It is a cap with two peaks or horns, and two strings falling over the shoulders. They came into general use in the 12th century originally of simple white linen and only a few centimetres high, by the 14th century they were over thirty centimetres high, and adorned with precious stones and gold and silver plate...
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MITRE

acronym: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment
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MITRE

acronym: Miniature Individual Transmitter Receiver Equipment
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Mitre

An angled joint, similar to joints seen in picture frames.
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Mitre

Angled joint (similar to joint in picture frame)
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Mitre

Applying a straight edge cut across an otherwise sharply angled corner or edge. Quite common on PCB at right angled track junctions to improve manufacturability, reduce electrical reflections, and sometimes for purely cosmetic purpose. See also Fillet
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Mitre

diagonal (45 degree) joint formed to accommodate the meeting of two members at right angles. More commonly used with reference to mouldings. A mason's mitre is formed when one moulding is turned to butt onto the other at 90 degrees , rather than cutting both members at the 45 degree angle ...
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Mitre

Greek: µ?t?a, `headband` or `turban`), is part of ceremonial head-dress of bishops and certain abbots in traditional Christianity; continuing the priestly practice of Temple Judaism. They are worn in the Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church, as well as in the Anglican Communion, some Lutheran churches, and also bishops and certain other clergy i...
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Mitre

Greek: µ?t?a, “headband” or “turban”), is part of ceremonial head-dress of bishops and certain abbots in traditional Christianity; continuing the priestly practice of Temple Judaism. They are worn in the Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church, as well as in the Anglican Communion, some Lutheran churches, and also bishops and certain other cler...
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mitre

In the Christian church, the headdress worn by bishops, cardinals, and mitred abbots at solemn services. There are mitres of many different shapes, but in the Western church they usually take the...
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mitre

liturgical headdress worn by Roman Catholic bishops and abbots and some Anglican and Lutheran bishops. It has two shield-shaped stiffened halves that ... [2 related articles]
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MITRE

Mitre Corporation
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Mitre

Mitre is a name given to many molluscs which inhabit a small and pretty turreted shell found in the seas around hot climates.
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Mitre

The intersection of two pieces or mouldings forming an angle.
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