Associations to the word «Corner»


CORNER, noun. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
CORNER, noun. The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point.
CORNER, noun. The projection into space of an angle in a solid object.
CORNER, noun. An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street at that intersection.
CORNER, noun. An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.
CORNER, noun. A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
CORNER, noun. (business) (finance) A sufficient interest in a salable security or commodity to allow the cornering party to influence prices.
CORNER, noun. (heading) Relating to the playing field.
CORNER, noun. (baseball) One of the four vertices of the strike zone.
CORNER, noun. (baseball) First base or third base.
CORNER, noun. (football) A corner kick.
CORNER, noun. (American football) A cornerback.
CORNER, noun. A place where people meet for a particular purpose.
CORNER, verb. (transitive) To drive (someone) into a corner or other confined space.
CORNER, verb. (transitive) To trap in a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment.
CORNER, verb. (finance) (business) (transitive) To get or attempt to get a sufficient command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to manipulate its price.
CORNER, verb. (automotive) (transitive) To turn a corner or drive around a curve.
CORNER, verb. (automotive) (intransitive) To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.
CORNER BOY, noun. (Ireland) (US) Someone who hangs around on street corners; a corner man.
CORNER BOYS, noun. Plural of corner boy
CORNER FLAG, noun. (sports) Each of the flags that denotes the corner of the field of play.
CORNER FORWARD, noun. (Gaelic football) (hurling) A forward who plays on either sides of the centre forwards.
CORNER INFIELD, noun. (baseball) The portion of the infield consisting of first base and third base.
CORNER INFIELDER, noun. (baseball) A player whose fielding position is in the corner infield (first base or third base).
CORNER INFIELDERS, noun. Plural of corner infielder
CORNER KICK, noun. (soccer): A kick awarded to the attacking team when the ball leaves the field of play by wholly crossing the goal line without a goal having been scored, having last touched a player from the defending team. For the kick, the ball is placed within the corner arc closest to where the ball went out of play.
CORNER KICKS, noun. Plural of corner kick
CORNER MAN, noun. Alternative form of cornerman
CORNER OFFICE, noun. An office at a place in a building or floor where two walls join together, generally occupied by managers.
CORNER SHOP, noun. (UK) A small retail store, often in a residential area, that carries a limited selection of items such as staples, sweets, newspapers, and other everyday items which is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.
CORNER SHOPS, noun. Plural of corner shop
CORNER SOLUTION, noun. (mathematics) (economics) A solution to a minimization or maximization problem where an interior solution is infeasible.
CORNER STORE, noun. (Canada) A convenience store, whether or not it is on a corner.
CORNER STORES, noun. Plural of corner store
CORNER THE MARKET, verb. (idiomatic) (business) (finance) To monopolize a resource or commodity, as with the intent of driving up prices.
CORNER THE MARKET, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To have exclusive possession; to possess something to a high or excessive degree.
CORNER TIME, noun. A punishment consisting in a periode of time the culprit (usually a mischievous child) must stand still in a corner, facing the wall.
CORNER TOOTH, noun. One of the four teeth which come in a horse's mouth at the age of four years and a half, one on each side of the upper and of the lower jaw, between the middle teeth and the tushes.

Dictionary definition

CORNER, noun. A place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean".
CORNER, noun. The point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle".
CORNER, noun. An interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room".
CORNER, noun. The intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by".
CORNER, noun. The point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube".
CORNER, noun. A small concavity.
CORNER, noun. A temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market".
CORNER, noun. A predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner".
CORNER, noun. A projecting part where two sides or edges meet; "he knocked off the corners".
CORNER, noun. A remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery".
CORNER, noun. (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone.
CORNER, verb. Gain control over; "corner the gold market".
CORNER, verb. Force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
CORNER, verb. Turn a corner; "the car corners".

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley