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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·ner /ˈkɔrnɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·ner /ˈkɔ(r)nɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·ner n.
 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.
    From the four corners of the earth they come.   --Shak.
 4. A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
    This thing was not done in a corner.   --Acts xxvi. 26.
 5. Direction; quarter.
    Sits the wind in that corner!   --Shak.
 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. [Broker's Cant]
 Corner stone, the stone which lies at the corner of two walls, and unites them; the principal stone; especially, the stone which forms the corner of the foundation of an edifice; hence, that which is fundamental importance or indispensable. “A prince who regarded uniformity of faith as the corner stone of his government.” --Prescott.
 Corner tooth, one of the four teeth which come in a horse's mouth at the age of four years and a half, one on each side of the upper and of the lower jaw, between the middle teeth and the tushes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·ner, n. Association Football {[More fully corner kick.]} 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·ner, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cornered p. pr. & vb. n. Cornering.]
 1. To drive into a corner.
 2. To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
 3. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the
           rightfield corner"; "he glanced out of the corner of his
      2: the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of
         a rectangle"
      3: an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was
         in one corner of the room" [syn: nook]
      4: the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner
         watching all the girls go by" [syn: street corner, turning
      5: the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect;
         "the corners of a cube"
      6: a small concavity [syn: recess, recession, niche]
      7: a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a
         corner on the silver market"
      8: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is
         impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner" [syn:
      9: a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the
      10: a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still
          practice slavery"
      11: (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building;
          especially one formed by a cornerstone [syn: quoin]
      v 1: gain control over; "corner the gold market"
      2: force a person or an animal into a position from which he
         cannot escape
      3: turn a corner; "the car corners"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    The angle of a house (Job 1:19) or a street (Prov. 7:8).
    "Corners" in Neh. 9:22 denotes the various districts of the
    promised land allotted to the Israelites. In Num. 24:17, the
    "corners of Moab" denotes the whole land of Moab. The "corner of
    a field" (Lev. 19:9; 23:22) is its extreme part, which was not
    to be reaped. The Jews were prohibited from cutting the
    "corners," i.e., the extremities, of the hair and whiskers
    running round the ears (Lev. 19:27; 21:5). The "four corners of
    the earth" in Isa. 11:12 and Ezek. 7:2 denotes the whole land.
    The "corners of the streets" mentioned in Matt. 6:5 means the
    angles where streets meet so as to form a square or place of
    public resort.
      The corner gate of Jerusalem (2 Kings 14:13; 2 Chr. 26:9) was
    on the north-west side of the city.
      Corner-stone (Job 38:6; Isa. 28:16), a block of great
    importance in binding together the sides of a building. The
    "head of the corner" (Ps. 118:22, 23) denotes the coping, the
    "coign of vantage", i.e., the topstone of a building. But the
    word "corner stone" is sometimes used to denote some person of
    rank and importance (Isa. 28:16). It is applied to our Lord, who
    was set in highest honour (Matt. 21:42). He is also styled "the
    chief corner stone" (Eph. 2:20; 1 Pet. 2:6-8). When Zechariah
    (10:4), speaking of Judah, says, "Out of him came forth the
    corner," he is probably to be understood as ultimately referring
    to the Messiah as the "corner stone." (See TEMPLE, SOLOMON'S