Corner vs. Edges

Corner vs. Edges — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Corner and Edges

Cornernoun

The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.

The corners of the wire mesh were reinforced with little blobs of solder.

Edgesnoun

The fine hairs at the edge of someone's (usually a black woman's) hairline; baby hairs.

Cornernoun

The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point.

The chimney corner was full of cobwebs.

Cornernoun

The projection into space of an angle in a solid object.

Herbert bruised his shin on the corner of the coffee table.

Cornernoun

An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street at that intersection.

The liquor store on the corner also sold lottery tickets.

Cornernoun

An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.

Shining a light in the dark corners of the mind.I took a trip out to his corner of town.
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Cornernoun

A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.

On weekends, Emily liked to find a quiet corner and curl up with a good book.

Cornernoun

A sufficient interest in a salable security or commodity to allow the cornering party to influence prices.

In the 1970s, private investors tried to get a corner on the silver market, but were ultimately unsuccessful.

Cornernoun

(heading) Relating to the playing field.

Cornernoun

(baseball) One of the four vertices of the strike zone.

The pitch was just off the corner, low and outside.

Cornernoun

(baseball) First base or third base.

There are runners on the corners with just one out.

Cornernoun

(football) A corner kick.

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Cornernoun

(American football) A cornerback.

Cornernoun

(boxing) The corner of the ring, which is where the boxer rests before and during a fight.

Cornernoun

The group of people who assist a boxer during a bout.

Cornernoun

A place where people meet for a particular purpose.

Welcome to our English corner.

Cornernoun

(obsolete) A point scored in a rubber at whist.

Cornernoun

Someone or something that corns.

Cornerverb

(transitive) To drive (someone) into a corner or other confined space.

The cat had cornered a cricket between the sofa and the television stand.

Cornerverb

(transitive) To trap in a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment.

The reporter cornered the politician by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position on mandatory sentencing, in light of the politician's own actions in court.

Cornerverb

To get or attempt to get a sufficient command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to manipulate its price.

The buyers attempted to corner the shares of the railroad stock, so as to facilitate their buyout.It's extremely hard to corner the petroleum market because there are so many players.

Cornerverb

To turn a corner or drive around a curve.

As the stock car driver cornered the last turn, he lost control and spun out.

Cornerverb

To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.

That BMW corners well, but the suspension is too stiff.''

Cornernoun

a place off to the side of an area;

he tripled to the rightfield cornerhe glanced out of the corner of his eye

Cornernoun

the point where two lines meet or intersect;

the corners of a rectangle

Cornernoun

an interior angle formed be two meeting walls;

a piano was in one corner of the room

Cornernoun

the intersection of two streets;

standing on the corner watching all the girls go by

Cornernoun

the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect;

the corners of a cube

Cornernoun

a small concavity

Cornernoun

a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade;

a corner on the silver market

Cornernoun

a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible;

his lying got him into a tight corner

Cornernoun

a projecting part that is corner-shaped;

he knocked off the corners

Cornernoun

a remote area;

in many corners of the world they still practice slavery

Cornernoun

(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

Cornerverb

gain control over;

corner the gold market

Cornerverb

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

Cornerverb

turn a corner;

the car corners