Definition of CORNER

noun : CORNER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle" ;

  • 3. (

    ) an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a projecting part where two sides or edges meet; "he knocked off the corners" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone ;

verb : CORNER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) gain control over; "corner the gold market" ;

  • 2. (

    ) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape ;

  • 3. (

    ) turn a corner; "the car corners" ;


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