|1.||[ noun ] a place off to the side of an area|
"he tripled to the rightfield corner" "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"
|2.||[ noun ] the point where two lines meet or intersect|
"the corners of a rectangle"
|Related terms:||point canthus|
|3.||[ noun ] an interior angle formed be two meeting walls|
"a piano was in one corner of the room"
|Related terms:||area amen_corner chimney_corner building|
|4.||[ noun ] the intersection of two streets|
"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
|Related terms:||intersection blind_corner|
|5.||[ noun ] the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect|
"the corners of a cube"
|6.||[ noun ] a small concavity|
|Synonyms:||niche recession recess|
|Related terms:||concavity pharyngeal_recess|
|7.||[ noun ] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible|
"his lying got him into a tight corner"
|8.||[ noun ] a projecting part that is corner-shaped|
"he knocked off the corners"
|9.||[ verb ] gain control over|
"corner the gold market"
|10.||[ noun ] (economics,business) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade|
: "a corner on the silver market"
|11.||[ verb ] (transportation) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape|
|12.||[ verb ] turn a corner|
: "the car corners"
|13.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10372|
|14.||[ noun ] a remote area|
"in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
|15.||[ noun ] (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone|
|Related terms:||structure building architecture|