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Definition of "corner" []

  • The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle: the four corners of a rectangle. (noun)
  • The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner: sat by myself in the corner; the corner of one's eye. (noun)
  • The place where two roads or streets join or intersect. (noun)
  • Sports Any of the four angles of a boxing or wrestling ring where the ropes are joined. (noun)
  • Baseball Either side of home plate, toward or away from the batter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corner" in a sentence
  • ""Buy good comics" is the thrust of the argument, with a spin towards Mr Brubaker's corner noirish corner*."
  • "Slide 7: Model presentation (1 / 2) corner geometry planar geometry 1D potential & capacitance calculation for planar and corner regions top / side  planar geometry 2007 Vox LW C plan = ε V plan (x) = (x − x0) t t corner  cylindrical geometry"
  • "He looked at it doubtfully for a moment, then, pointing to a remarkable butterfly (_Vanessa Sifflerius_) depicted in the corner, cried: "It's all right; you'll never make a mistake if you keep this insect in the _right bottom corner_."