corner post

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corner post a square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building
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Usage

In literature:

The post-office occupied a space about five feet square, in a corner of one of the stores.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
He was seated in the first row, and I posted myself in the second, in a corner, but near enough to observe him conveniently.
"The Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun" by Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun
He merely posted up against the corners of the city, a letter, in which the Prince of Misnia announced his arrival.
"Tales from the German" by Various
Our post-office is to be found taking cover in one corner of the village's general shop.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 16, 1920" by Various
You know the entrance to the old cave is just beside the left corner post.
"A Captive of the Roman Eagles" by Felix Dahn
Early next morning the people of Stambul read the fetva, which was posted up at every corner.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
Kramer could see the white corner of a bed, a wooden post and the edge of a dresser.
"Mr. Spaceship" by Philip K. Dick
I've met them in every mining camp I ever saw, in every trading post on the frontiers of civilization, in every corner of earth.
"The Lost Warship" by Robert Moore Williams
No grand chariots, with red-coated post-boys, swept round the corner from South Parade, drawing up with a flourish at a door near.
"Her Season in Bath" by Emma Marshall
After the floor is laid, the corner posts, usually 4 in.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
At the corner above the post office Nort stopped and leaned against the fence, and looked up the street and down the street.
"Hempfield" by David Grayson
I stopped to read the placards that were posted up at the corners of the streets.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Four poles for corner-posts made a substantial beginning.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
As he passed the Post-graduate Hospital at the corner of Second Avenue a man came down the steps and joined him.
"Phases of an Inferior Planet" by Ellen Glasgow
This corner post's just where I'd have put it.
"For the Allinson Honor" by Harold Bindloss
Hal entered a chamber lighted by two candles on a table, and containing in one corner a large high-posted bed.
"A Gentleman Player" by Robert Neilson Stephens
When I came to this corner, I saw the lamp-post.
"The Three Eyes" by Maurice Leblanc
It had now grown so dark that Lilly could see only the outline of his figure as he idly leaned against the corner post of the balustrade.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
A post-office occupies one corner of the room; and it is a familiar gathering place for coloured men.
"Following the Color Line" by Ray Stannard Baker
Still he would have been more sure of himself in the streets of a city, with names and numbers on all the lamp-posts at the corners.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
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In news:

Paulo da Silva headed home Luis Garcia's corner kick at the far post to put the visitors ahead after 55 minutes at Cornella-El Prat stadium.
While doing survey work in Montmorency County, Matt Dontz (left), with the DNR, and his student assistant, Ethan Richmond, recently found an original corner post from 1850.
Previous columns by Jennifer Frey and other Post sports writers are available in the Columnists' Corner.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that Jeffrey Michaelson of Bonneau was convicted of murder Thursday in Moncks Corner.
Walking distance from Kyle Field, Corner Bar is a great place to party post-Aggie game day.
Crane 's Corner's blog postings.
The Post-Standard Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant is at the corner of Fayette and Franklin streets in Syracuse.
Here's his post on the Diver's Corner.
Mike Greenlar / The Post-Standard Syracuse firefighters Duriel Carney (left) and Travis Hunter (right) clear snow from a fire hydrant this morning near the corner of Salina and James Streets in downtown Syracuse.
It's not often that I can come off as more pro-executive than John Yoo, but this morning on Bill Bennett's radio show, I was taking rather the opposite line from Yoo's Corner post regarding President Obama's recess appointments.
The product was designed to stops bees, wasps, mice and other insects and rodents from gaining access into the attic through an open corner post.
Now that Valentine's Day is safely around the corner and all the romantic breezes have blown out to sea, let's take a cold, hard look at Lori Gottlieb, the marriage maven of the post- Sex and the City era.
Most shelves are attached to posts with built-in or snap-on wedges and/or corner connectors, which allow end users to assemble them without using any tools.
In a hurry to pick up a tradition that worked well for Sen Kirsten Gillibrand when she represented the 20th, Congressman Scott Murphy will hold a "Congress on Your Corner" at 2 pm today at 487 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, near the Post Office.
View full size Emily Kulkus / The Post-Standard The empty blue and white building at the corner of North Geddes and Spencer streets is being torn down by the owners of Performance Harley-Davidson.
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In science:

We work with a simplified model version of the PABN geometry, neglecting factors such as post tilt and replacing the rounded edges and corners in Figure (1) by sharp features.
Topology and Bistability in liquid crystal devices
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