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Verb
/ˈkôrnər/,
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corners, plural;
  1. Force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
    • - the man was eventually cornered by police dogs
  2. Detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will
    • - I managed to corner Gary for fifteen minutes
  3. Control (a market) by dominating the supply of a particular commodity
    • - whether they will corner the market in graphics software remains to be seen
  4. Establish a corner in (a commodity)
    • - you cornered vanadium and made a killing
  5. (of a vehicle or driver) Go around a bend in a road
    • - no squeal is evident from the tires when cornering fast
Noun
  1. A place or angle where two or more sides or edges meet
    • - Jan sat at one corner of the table
  2. An area inside a room, box, or square-shaped space, near the place where two or more edges or surfaces meet
    • - he drove the ball into the corner of the net
  3. A place where two streets meet
    • - an apartment on the corner of 199th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
    • - the corner house
  4. A difficult or awkward situation
    • - he found himself backed into a corner
  5. First or third base on a baseball diamond
    • - two outs, with runners on the corners
  6. A sharp bend in a road
    • - serious racers want a car that is fast going into and out of the corners
  7. A part, region, or area, esp. one regarded as secluded or remote
    • - they descended on the college from all corners of the world
    • - his wisdom was disseminated to the four corners of the earth
    • - she couldn't bear journalists prying into every corner of her life
  8. A position in which one dominates the supply of a particular commodity

  9. Each of the diagonally opposite ends of the ring, where a contestant rests between rounds

  10. A contestant's supporters or seconds
    • - Hodkinson was encouraged by his corner
  11. Each of the two parallel sides of home plate, which are perceived as defining the vertical edges of the strike zone


  1. a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"
  2. gain control over; "corner the gold market"
  3. the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
  4. force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  5. turn a corner; "the car corners"
  6. an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
  7. A corner is the place where two lines meet at an angle, and a concave corner of intersecting walls is generally thought to be the least beneficial position to be in a life-or-death situation. ...
  8. Various obstacles are found in competitive sports involving Horse jumping. These include show jumping, hunter, and the cross-country phase of the equestrian discipline of eventing. ...
  9. A corner route is a pattern run by a receiver in American Football, where the receiver runs up the field and then turns at approximately a 45 degree angle, heading away from the quarterback towards the sideline. ...
  10. New Jersey singer, vocal coach and guitarist Allie Moss, released her own EP Passerby in 2009. She regularly performs as lead guitarist for singer/songwriter and friend Ingrid Michaelson. ...
  11. The Corner is a 2000 HBO drama television miniseries based on the book '''' by David Simon and Ed Burns and adapted for television by Simon and David Mills. It premiered on premium cable network HBO in the United States on April 16, 2000 and concluded its six-part run on May 21, 2000. ...
  12. The Corner is a 1916 film western written by C. Gardner Sullivan and starring George Fawcett and Willard Mack.
  13. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal; The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; The projection into space of an angle in a solid object; An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street ...
  14. (Corners) molded, formed, or radiused belt corners of rectangular expansion joint.
  15. (4 Corners) a pattern where players need to mark the four corners to win.
  16. (CORNERS) Divisions of society.
  17. (Corners) 13 left and 14 right
  18. (Corners) A character can't move diagonally past the corner or end of a wall that extends to a grid corner. (Revenge of the Sith)
  19. (Corners) A regional game related to One Pocket that dates at least back to the 1920's, played on special tables with only two pockets which are located at the head end of the table. ...
  20. (Corners) On a “T” or “I” runway, they are the sides closest to the audience at the ends of the “T” or “I.”
  21. (Corners) The end sections or shoulders of waves. A term usually used on the more closed out days when surfers try to find shoulders or corners to ride.
  22. (Corners) The right angles on the unbound edges of the front and back covers of a hardcover book.
  23. (Corners) The triangular tools used in finishing backs and sides. The leather or material covering the corners of half-bound books. The metal ornaments used usually in keeping with clasps.
  24. (Corners) Used to protect the outside edges of a wall from damage and scuffing.  They come in a wide variety of sizes and designs.
  25. Corners are the meeting place of two converging walls or surfaces. They are often difficult to reach and clean. Extra care should be taken to see that all corners are properly cleaned.