Noun Definition


1.Definition: (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

Related Noun(s):quoin

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a place off to the side of an area

"He tripled to the rightfield corner", "The southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"

Category: Places

3.Definition: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

"His lying got him into a tight corner"

Related Noun(s):box

Category: General

4.Definition: a projecting part where two sides or edges meet

"He knocked off the corners"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a remote area

"In many corners of the world they still practice slavery"

Category: Places

6.Definition: a small concavity

Related Noun(s):niche, recess, recession

Category: General

7.Definition: a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade

"A corner on the silver market"

Category: General

8.Definition: an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

"A piano was in one corner of the room"

Related Noun(s):nook

Category: Objects

9.Definition: the intersection of two streets

"Standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect

"The corners of a cube"

Category: Places

11.Definition: the point where two lines meet or intersect

"The corners of a rectangle"

Category: Places