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Definition of Corner


  1. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
  2. The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.
  3. An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.
  4. A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
  5. Direction; quarter.
  6. The state of things produced by a combination of persons, who buy up the whole or the available part of any stock or species of property, which compels those who need such stock or property to buy of them at their own price; as, a corner in a railway stock.
  7. To drive into a corner.
  8. To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
  9. To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it; as, to corner the shares of a railroad stock; to corner petroleum.
  10. A free kick from close to the nearest corner flag post, allowed to the opposite side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line.

Corner Quotations

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Aldous Huxley

My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
Carl Sagan

Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.
Nicki Minaj

Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego's fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life.
Eckhart Tolle
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Corner Translations

corner in Dutch is opkopen, accapareren
corner in Finnish is kulma
corner in French is acculez, monopoliser, acculons, accaparer
corner in German is Ecke
corner in Latin is angulus
corner in Portuguese is canto
corner in Spanish is esquina
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