"corner" in the noun sense
a place off to the side of an area
"he tripled to the rightfield corner"
"the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"
the point where two lines meet or intersect
"the corners of a rectangle"
3. corner, nook
an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
"a piano was in one corner of the room"
4. corner, street corner, turning point
the intersection of two streets
"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
"the corners of a cube"
6. recess, recession, niche, corner
a small concavity
a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
"a corner on the silver market"
8. corner, box
a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
"his lying got him into a tight corner"
a projecting part where two sides or edges meet
"he knocked off the corners"
a remote area
"in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
11. corner, quoin
architecture) solid exterior angle of a building especially one formed by a cornerstone
"corner" in the verb sense
gain control over
"corner the gold market"
2. corner, tree
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
turn a corner
"the car corners"
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