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  Words related to corner

Related / Similar Words: street corner, turning point, quoin, nook, recess, recession, niche, box

 

Definition:
  • the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by";
  • (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone;
  • an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room";
  • the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle";
  • a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "he glanced out of the corner of his eye";
  • a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery";
  • the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube";
  • a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the corners";
  • a small concavity;
  • a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner";
  • a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market";
  • turn a corner; "the car corners";
  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape;
  • gain control over; "corner the gold market";

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    Hyponyms: blind corner, amen corner, chimney corner, inglenook, canthus, pharyngeal recess

     

    Part Meronyms: building, edifice

     

    Derivational Morphology: recess, street corner, turning point, box, recession, niche, nook

     

    Anagrams: encore

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: cantonada and racó   Croatian: kut and ugao  
    Esperanto: angulo   Finnish: nurkka  
    French: coin   German: Ecke  
    Hebrew: פינה   Hungarian: sarok  
    Italian: angolo   Japanese:  
    Malayalam: മൂല   Portuguese: esquina and quina  
    Russian: угол   Slovenian: vogal  
    Spanish: ángulo and esquina   Telugu: మూల  
     
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