Cor´ner   Pronunciation: k?r´n?r
n.1.The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
2.The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.
3.An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.
4.A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
This thing was not done in a corner.
- Acts xxvi. 26.
5.Direction; quarter.
Sits the wind in that corner!
- Shak.
6.The state of things produced by a combination of persons, who buy up the whole or the available part of any stock or species of property, which compels those who need such stock or property to buy of them at their own price; as, a corner in a railway stock.
Corner stone
the stone which lies at the corner of two walls, and unites them; the principal stone; especially, the stone which forms the corner of the foundation of an edifice; hence, that which is fundamental importance or indispensable.
Corner tooth
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.
- Prescott.
1.(Association Football) A free kick from close to the nearest corner flag post, allowed to the opposite side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line.
v. t.1.To drive into a corner.
[imp. & p. p. Cornered (-n?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cornering.]
2.To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
3.To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it; as, to corner the shares of a railroad stock; to corner petroleum.
Noun1.corner - 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.corner - the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
3.corner - an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
Synonyms: nook
4.corner - the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
5.corner - the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube"
6.corner - a small concavity
Synonyms: niche, recess, recession
7.corner - a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market"
8.corner - a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
Synonyms: box
9.corner - a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the corners"
10.corner - a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
11.corner - (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
Synonyms: quoin
Verb1.corner - gain control over; "corner the gold market"
2.corner - force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
3.corner - turn a corner; "the car corners"
To dream that you are in a corner, signifies feelings of frustration and lack of control in making decisions. You may feel trapped and "cornered".L, a corner on, aberrancy, aberration, absorb, alcove, angle, apex, asylum, bay, bear raid, bend, bias, bifurcation, bight, blind alley, bolt-hole, bother, bottle up, box, branching off, bull raid, buy, buy back, buy in, buy into, buy off, buy on credit, buy up, cache, cant, capture, carrel, catch, chevron, circuitousness, coin, collar, complete a purchase, concealment, corner in, cornering, cove, cover, covert, coverture, crank, cranny, crook, crotchet, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, cul-de-sac, curve, dark corner, dead end, dead-end street, deadlock, declination, deflection, den, departure, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviation, deviousness, digression, dilemma, discursion, disturb, divagation, divarication, divergence, diversion, dogleg, double, double a point, drift, drifting, dugout, elbow, ell, engross, engrossment, errantry, exclusive possession, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, extremity, fix, forestall, forestallment, fork, foxhole, funk hole, furcation, go around, hairpin, halt, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hog, hole, hook, impasse, indirection, inflection, inglenook, jam, knee, lair, make a buy, manipulation, monopolization, monopolize, monopoly, nab, niche, nook, obliquity, oriel, pererration, pickle, pitchhole, plight, point, procure, purchase, put out, quoin, raid, rambling, rebuy, recess, recession, refuge, regrate, repurchase, retreat, rigging, roomlet, round, round a bend, round a corner, round a point, sanctuary, scrape, secret place, seize, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, skew, slant, snuggery, stalemate, stand, standstill, stash, stop, straying, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, tack, take it all, tie up, trap, tree, trouble, turn, turn a corner, turning, twist, undercovert, variation, veer, vertex, wandering, warp, wash sale, washing, yaw, zag, zig, zigzag
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