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 corner corner

noun

  • ( ) a place off to the side of an area  ( corner )
    a place off to the side of an area
     he tripled to the rightfield corner
    he tripled to the rightfield corner
     the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
    the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • ( ) the point where two lines meet or intersect  ( corner )
    the point where two lines meet or intersect
     the corners of a rectangle
    the corners of a rectangle
  • ( ) an interior angle formed by two meeting walls  ( corner, nook )
    an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
     a piano was in one corner of the room
    a piano was in one corner of the room
  • ( ) the intersection of two streets  ( corner, street corner, turning point )
    the intersection of two streets
     standing on the corner watching all the girls go by
    standing on the corner watching all the girls go by
  • ( ) the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect  ( corner )
    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
     the corners of a cube
    the corners of a cube
  • ( ) a small concavity  ( corner, niche, recess, recession )
    a small concavity
  • ( ) a projecting part where two sides or edges meet  ( corner )
    a projecting part where two sides or edges meet
     he knocked off the corners
    he knocked off the corners
  • ( ) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible  ( box, corner )
    a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
     his lying got him into a tight corner
    his lying got him into a tight corner
  • ( ) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade  ( corner )
    a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
     a corner on the silver market
    a corner on the silver market
  • (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone  ( corner, quoin )
    (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
  • a remote area  ( corner )
    a remote area
     in many corners of the world they still practice slavery
    in many corners of the world they still practice slavery
  • verb

  • ( ) gain control over  ( corner )
    gain control over
     corner the gold market
    corner the gold market
  • turn a corner  ( corner )
    turn a corner
     the car corners
    the car corners
  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape  ( corner, tree )
    force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape


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