- A beast of burden, much used in desert areas, of the genus camelus.
- Loaded vessels lashed tightly, one on each side of a another vessel, and then emptied to reduce the draught of the ship in the middle.
- A vertical tube or hollow column used to emit environmentally polluting gaseous and solid matter (including but not limited to by-products of burning carbon or hydro-carbon based fuels); a flue.
- 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
- : Our was a square hole in the roof: it was but a little part of the smoke that found its way out, and the rest eddied about the house, and kept us coughing and piping the eye.
- The glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp.
- The smokestack of a steam locomotive.
- A narrow cleft in a rock face.
- A fish and chips shop
- (context, UK, AU, slang) A carpenter.
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- (weightlifting) The act of lifting the barbell to hang at arms length, a pause, and thrusting the barbell over head to a stationary position in one movement.
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- (Scientology) An idea state of beingness free of unwanted influences.
- A medical facility, such as a hospital, especially one for the treatment and diagnosis of outpatients.
- A group practice of several physicians.
- A meeting for the diagnosis of problems, or training, on a particular subject.
- A temporary office arranged on a regular basis to allow politicians to meet their constituents.
- A condition of low temperature.
- Come in, out of the .
- (medicine) A common, usually harmless, viral illness, usually with congestion of the nasal passages and sometimes fever.
- I caught a miserable and had to stay home for a week.
- (context, of a thing) having a low temperature.
- A wind whistled through the trees.
- (context, of the weather) causing the air to be cold.
- The forecast is that it will be very today.
- (context, of a person or animal) feeling the sensation of coldness, especially to the point of discomfort.
- She was so she was shivering.
- Unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.
- She shot me a glance before turning her back.
- Completely unprepared.
- The speaker went in and floundered for a topic.
- 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.
- The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point.
- The chimney was full of cobwebs.
- The projection into space of an angle in a solid object.
- Herbert bruised his shin on the of the coffee table.
- An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street at that intersection.
- The liquor store on the also sold lottery tickets.
- An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.
- From the four corners of the earth they come. — Shakespeare
- A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
- On weekends, Emily liked to find a quiet and curl up with a good book.
- (economics) A monopoly or controlling interest in a salable commodity, allowing the controlling party to dictate terms of sale.
- In the 1970's, private investors tried to obtain a on the silver market, but were ultimately unsuccessful.
- (baseball) One of the four vertices of the strike zone.
- The pitch was just off the , low and outside.
- (football) A corner kick.
- (mathematics) A point at which a function has two distinct derivatives.
- (transitive) To drive (someone) into a corner or other confined space.
- The cat had cornered a cricket between the sofa and the television stand.
- (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.
- (transitive) To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it.
- The buyers attempted to 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.
- (context, automotive, transitive) To turn a corner or drive around a curve.
- As the stock car driver cornered the last turn, he lost control and spun out.
- (context, automotive, intransitive) To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.
- That BMW corners well, but the suspension is too stiff.
- (soccer): A kick awarded to the attacking team when the ball leaves the field of play by wholly crossing the goal line without a goal having been scored. For the kick, the ball is placed within the corner arc closest to where the ball went out of play.
- A reduction in an existing program of some sort.
- (surfing) Maneuver where the surfer turns and surfs back towards where the wave is breaking.