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Corner vs. Edge

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  • Corner (noun)

    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."

  • Corner (noun)

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

    "The chimney corner was full of cobwebs."

  • Corner (noun)

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

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

  • Corner (noun)

    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."

  • Corner (noun)

    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."

  • Corner (noun)

    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."

  • Corner (noun)

    Relating to the playing field.

  • Corner (noun)

    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."

  • Corner (noun)

    One of the four vertices of the strike zone.

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

  • Corner (noun)

    First base or third base.

    "There are runners on the corners with just one out."

  • Corner (noun)

    A corner kick.

  • Corner (noun)

    A cornerback.

  • Corner (noun)

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

  • Corner (noun)

    A place where people meet for a particular purpose.

    "Welcome to our English corner."

  • Corner (noun)

    A point scored in a rubber at whist.

  • Corner (noun)

    Someone or something that corns.

  • Corner (verb)

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

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

  • Corner (verb)

    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."

  • Corner (verb)

    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."

  • Corner (verb)

    To turn a corner or drive around a curve.

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

  • Corner (verb)

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

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

  • Edge (noun)

    The boundary line of a surface.

  • Edge (noun)

    A vertices of a polygon; the place where two faces of a polyhedron meet.

  • Edge (noun)

    An advantage.

    "I have the edge on him."

  • Edge (noun)

    The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument, such as an ax, knife, sword, or scythe; that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc.

  • Edge (noun)

    A sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; an extreme verge.

    "The cup is right on the edge of the table."

    "He is standing on the edge of a precipice."

  • Edge (noun)

    Sharpness; readiness or fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire.

  • Edge (noun)

    The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part (of a period of time)

    "in the edge of evening"

  • Edge (noun)

    A shot where the ball comes off the edge of the bat, often unintentionally.

  • Edge (noun)

    A connected pair of vertices in a graph.

  • Edge (noun)

    In male masturbation, a level of sexual arousal that is maintained just short of reaching the point of inevitability, or climax; see also edging.

  • Edge (verb)

    To move an object slowly and carefully in a particular direction.

    "He edged the book across the table."

  • Edge (verb)

    To move slowly and carefully in a particular direction.

    "He edged away from her."

  • Edge (verb)

    To win by a small margin.

  • Edge (verb)

    To hit the ball with an edge of the bat, causing a fine deflection.

  • Edge (verb)

    To trim the margin of a lawn where the grass meets the sidewalk, usually with an electric or gas-powered lawn edger.

  • Edge (verb)

    To furnish with an edge; to construct an edging.

  • Edge (verb)

    To furnish with an edge, as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.

  • Edge (verb)

    To make sharp or keen; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on.

  • Edge (verb)

    To delay one's orgasm so as to remain almost at the point of orgasm.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Corner (noun)

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

  • Corner (noun)

    The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.

  • Corner (noun)

    An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.

  • Corner (noun)

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

  • Corner (noun)

    Direction; quarter.

  • Corner (noun)

    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.

  • Corner (noun)

    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

    To drive into a corner.

  • Corner

    To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.

  • Corner

    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.

  • Edge (noun)

    The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe.

  • Edge (noun)

    Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice.

  • Edge (noun)

    Sharpness; readiness or fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire.

  • Edge (noun)

    The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening.

  • Edge

    To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.

  • Edge

    To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool.

  • Edge

    To furnish with a fringe or border; as, to edge a dress; to edge a garden with box.

  • Edge

    To make sharp or keen, figuratively; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on.

  • Edge

    To move by little and little or cautiously, as by pressing forward edgewise; as, edging their chairs forwards.

  • Edge (verb)

    To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way.

  • Edge (verb)

    To sail close to the wind.

Webster Dictionary
  • Corner (noun)

    a place off to the side of an area;

    "he tripled to the rightfield corner"

    "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"

  • Corner (noun)

    the point where two lines meet or intersect;

    "the corners of a rectangle"

  • Corner (noun)

    an interior angle formed be two meeting walls;

    "a piano was in one corner of the room"

  • Corner (noun)

    the intersection of two streets;

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

  • Corner (noun)

    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect;

    "the corners of a cube"

  • Corner (noun)

    a small concavity

  • Corner (noun)

    a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade;

    "a corner on the silver market"

  • Corner (noun)

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

    "his lying got him into a tight corner"

  • Corner (noun)

    a projecting part that is corner-shaped;

    "he knocked off the corners"

  • Corner (noun)

    a remote area;

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

  • Corner (noun)

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

  • Corner (verb)

    gain control over;

    "corner the gold market"

  • Corner (verb)

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

  • Corner (verb)

    turn a corner;

    "the car corners"

  • Edge (noun)

    the boundary of a surface

  • Edge (noun)

    a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object;

    "he rounded the edges of the box"

  • Edge (noun)

    a line determining the limits of an area

  • Edge (noun)

    the attribute of urgency;

    "his voice had an edge to it"

  • Edge (noun)

    a slight competitive advantage;

    "he had an edge on the competition"

  • Edge (noun)

    a strip near the boundary of an object;

    "he jotted a note on the margin of the page"

  • Edge (verb)

    advance slowly, as if by inches;

    "He edged towards the car"

  • Edge (verb)

    provide with a border or edge;

    "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

  • Edge (verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;

    "Canada adjoins the U.S."

    "England marches with Scotland"

  • Edge (verb)

    provide with an edge;

    "edge a blade"

Princeton's WordNet

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