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  Definition of corner
  1. the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
  2. (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
  3. an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
  4. the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
  5. a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"
  6. a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
  7. the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube"
  8. a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the corners"
  9. a small concavity
  10. a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
  11. a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market"
  12. turn a corner; "the car corners"
  13. force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  14. gain control over; "corner the gold market"
Similar Words: street corner, turning point, quoin, nook, recess, recession, niche, box

 

Hyponyms: blind corner, amen corner, chimney corner, inglenook, canthus, pharyngeal recess

 

Part Meronyms: building, edifice

 

Derivational Morphology: recess, street corner, turning point, box, recession, niche, nook

 

Anagrams: encore

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: cantonada and racó   Croatian: kut and ugao  
Esperanto: angulo   Finnish: nurkka  
French: coin   German: Ecke  
Hebrew: פינה   Hungarian: sarok  
Italian: angolo   Japanese:  
Malayalam: മൂല   Portuguese: esquina and quina  
Russian: угол   Slovenian: vogal  
Spanish: ángulo and esquina   Telugu: మూల  
 
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