corner corner  /ˈkɔr nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a place off to the side of an area
  2. (n) the point where two lines meet or intersect
  3. (n) an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
  4. (n) the intersection of two streets
  5. (n) the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
  6. (n) a small concavity
  7. (n) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
  8. (n) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
  9. (n) a projecting part where two sides or edges meet
  10. (n) a remote area
  11. (n) (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
  12. (v) gain control over
  13. (v) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  14. (v) turn a corner

Usage(s):

  1. First of all, as economist Robert Shiller has pointed out, the index that bears his name has shown signs of turning a corner in the past.
  2. As the Senate prepared to reconvene, Republican members were poised for a hard game of puss-in-corner.
  3. In the old days, cornering a market in commodities or stocks was a favorite pastime among the wizards of Wall Street and the giants of the grain pits.

News

  1. Scammel's Corner developer updates Lower Makefield supervisors on project, looking for buyer to renovate historic house

    LOWER MAKEFIELD - The developer of the 17-acre Scammel’s Corner tract has told the township supervisors that a buyer will be sought to restore the historic home on the site as a residence so that it will not face the wrecking ball.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Yardley News

  2. New Corner Store biggest in chain to ease Eagle Ford corridor congestion

    The largest Corner Store ever opened June 6 in Three Rivers along the Eagle Ford Shale corridor.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  3. Cubs Corner: Darwin Barney and Travis Wood – with video

    Cubs Corner with Darwin Barney and Travis Wood and hosts Brian Noonan, David Kaplan and Andrea Darlas. More photos coming soon. …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WGN Radio Chicago

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Quotes

  1. Waxman said that "there is not a single e-mail or document that shows you paid even the slightest attention to the dangers at this well," adding later that the documents showed that BP "cut corner after corner to save a million dollars here...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "I think that there is a real concern that Russia has turned the corner here and is headed back toward its past rather than toward its future, and my hope is that we will see actions in the weeks and months to come that provide us some...
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: Detroit Free Press

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