(n.) The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
(n.) The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.
(n.) An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.
(n.) A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
(n.) Direction; quarter.
(n.) 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.
(v. t.) To drive into a corner.
(v. t.) To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
(v. t.) 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.
(1) On Friday night, in a stadium built in an area once deemed an urban wasteland, the flame that has journeyed from Athens to every corner of these islands will light the fire that launches the London Olympics of 2012.
(2) Jonker kept sticking his nose in the corner and not really cooperating, but then came a moment of stillness.
(3) Osman had gone close before that, flashing a shot over from seven yards after a corner.
(4) Gassmann, whose late father, Vittorio , was a critically acclaimed star of Italian cinema in its heyday in the 1960s, tweeted over the weekend with the hashtag #Romasonoio (I am Rome), calling on the city’s residents to be an example of civility and clean up their own little corners of Rome with pride.
(5) Mothers, Stadlen suggests, only turn dogmatic or bossy when they feel cornered or unsure of themselves.
(6) The resulting corner is dealt with easily by Real, who scoot upfield through Di Maria.
(7) Keepy-uppys should be a simple skill for a professional footballer, so when Tom Ince clocked himself in the face with the ball while preparing to take a corner early in the second half, even he couldn't help but laugh.
(8) Eight alpha-helices behave as relatively rigid bodies and corner regions are more flexible, showing larger fluctuations.
(9) Some offer a range, depending on whether you think you're a bit of a buff, and know a pinot meunier from a pinot noir and what prestige cuvée actually means or you just want to see a bit of the process and have a nice glass of bubbly at the end of it, before moving on to the next place – touring a pretty corner of France getting slowly, and delightfully, fizzled.
(10) Jordanian officials are aware of possible retaliation from an increasingly cornered Damascus, which this week accused Amman of "playing with fire" by opening its border to a military push.
(11) Miller is wide wide wide wide open in the corner of the endzone.
(12) 8.22pm BST 42 mins Now it's a US corner and a chance to exploit the German zonal marking.
(13) But I say to the honourable gentleman we won’t get Britain building unless we keep our economy going.” Later, Marie called in to radio station LBC radio to say that the new Labour leader needed to “change the way he does things, mix things up each week and really not let the Conservatives know which side it’s coming from – firing on all corners but doing it in a calm and collected way”.
(14) Others, like eight-year-old Stan – who was playing football with his mates in a corner of the beer-soaked field, has only good memories of Wales.
(15) Sigurdsson’s deep corner kick was headed back across goal by Borja and Fer, via a slight touch from Van der Hoorn, stabbed over the line.
(16) The MRTF was low pass in character having a corner frequency of 100-120 Hz.
(17) The idea that these problems exist on the other side of the world, and that we Australians can ignore them by sheltering comfortably in our own sequestered corner of the globe, is a fool’s delusion.” Brandis sought to reach out to Australian Muslims, saying the threat came “principally from a small number of people among us who try to justify criminal acts by perverting the meaning of Islam”.
(18) As Cavani was shunted of the ball, it broke to Suarez, who aimed a quick-witted toe-poke at the bottom corner from 15 yards, only to be denied by Buffon, who showed tremendous agility to plunge to his right and tip it around the post!
(19) That he was able to keep his secret treasures here, not in some remote corner of the globe but in the centre of the city that gave birth to the National Socialist movement, is both extraordinary and not short of a certain dark irony.
(20) The Frenchman, who arrived from Porto last month, was invited to let fly and sent his first-time volley arrowing across goal and into the corner past Artur Boruc.
(n.) An obsolete rude reed instrument (Ger. Zinken), of the oboe family.
(n.) A brass instrument, with cupped mouthpiece, and furnished with valves or pistons, now used in bands, and, in place of the trumpet, in orchestras. See Cornet-a-piston.
(n.) A certain organ stop or register.
(n.) A cap of paper twisted at the end, used by retailers to inclose small wares.
(n.) A troop of cavalry; -- so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.
(n.) The standard of such a troop.
(n.) The lowest grade of commissioned officer in a British cavalry troop, who carried the standard. The office was abolished in 1871.
(n.) A headdress
(n.) A square cap anciently worn as a mark of certain professions.
(n.) A part of a woman's headdress, in the 16th century.
(n.) See Coronet, 2.
(1) She held her service game to go 2-1 up and then broke to 30 after Cornet double-faulted.
(2) By this he presumably meant a cornet, which is at least an instrument, albeit not one that appears anywhere on Polar Bear’s album.
(3) Cornet, the 25th seed, had never beaten a top-20 player at a grand slam in 13 attempts.
(4) Chelsea overcome nerves to top group and move into last 16 at Porto’s expense Read more Although Paco Alcácer drew a save from Anthony Lopes, Lyon were the better side, allowed to travel a long way when they came forward, and it was not a huge surprise when Cornet scored.
(5) – but the tournament is not over for me.” In the last 16 Cornet will play the exciting 20-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, who reached the French Open semi-final earlier this month.
(6) She is clearly capable of bouncing back but Mouratoglou, speaking on Monday, less than 24 hours after her shock defeat by Alizé Cornet of France , said the American was not her usual competitive self.
(7) But while Cornet’s nerves must have been break-dancing around her body she didn’t show it.
(8) The broad similis group of Cornet & Chateau (1971), under which these 10 species of Synhelea were originally assembled, is not only maintained but expanded by a further 11 species.
(9) Three came and went before Cornet finally got the break and after that she never looked back.
(10) She double-faulted to give Cornet two breakpoints only to recover before, at 1-1, deuce, the umpire called them off.
(11) Grass is Williams’ domain, whereas Cornet had won just 10 of her 25 matches on the surface.
(12) But at 5-3 Cornet held her nerve and sealed the set by smashing a short ball away.
(13) Cornet won the first game of the second set and, having rediscovered her rhythm and confidence, then broke to go 2-0.
(14) The authors indicate the presence in People's Republic of Congo of the five following sandflies: Sergentomyia decipiens Theodor, 1931; Sergentomyia dissimillima Abonnenc, 1972; Sergentomyia tauffliebi Abonnenc and Cornet, 1971; Sergentomyia wansoni Parrot, 1938 and Sergentomyia squamipleuris Newstead, 1912.
(15) For months the paternity of little George (named after a cornet-playing gamekeeper) was in question.
(16) On one occasion tonsillitis turned out to be a magnificent slimming technique until I discovered 99 flake cornets were quite soothing.
(17) Not so long ago Cornet, a 24-year-old from Nice, hated playing on grass.
(18) After the break because of the rain I was so slow,” Cornet said.
(19) Cornet thumped her racquet bag in frustration but Williams’ winners kept coming.
(20) It was a surprise that followed hot on the heels of Williams’ exit at the hands of the unfancied Alizé Cornet and there was more drama to come for the world No1 when she had to pull out of her third-round doubles match with sister Venus.