corner

corners

Substantiv
Vanligast
an interior angle formed be two meeting walls
  • "a piano was in one corner of the room"

Synonymer

a place off to the side of an area
  • "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"
  • "he tripled to the rightfield corner"
the point where two lines meet or intersect
  • "the corners of a rectangle"
  • Svenska
  • hörn [ matematik ]
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the intersection of two streets
  • "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"

Synonymer

the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
  • "the corners of a cube"
sport
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Synonymer

a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
  • "his lying got him into a tight corner"

Synonymer

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a remote area
  • "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
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(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
  • Svenska
  • hörnsten [ byggnadskonst, allmänt ]

Synonymer

  • quoin

    [ byggnadskonst ]
segelfartyg
  • Svenska
  • horn [ segelfartyg ]



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Verb
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

Synonymer

handel
gain control over
  • "corner the gold market"

Synonymer

turn a corner:
  • "the car corners"

Synonymer