• "Hot Corn." Neapolitan Group
    "Hot Corn." Neapolitan Group
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj corned (used especially of meat) cured in brine
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Additional illustrations & photos:

An Assault on the Well-filled Corn Crib 191 An Assault on the Well-filled Corn Crib 191
Two-row corn planter, about 1854 Two-row corn planter, about 1854
corn cakes corn cakes
the great crop of corn the great crop of corn
A Hand Corn Mill A Hand Corn Mill
Corn Weevil (Calandra) and larva Corn Weevil (Calandra) and larva
There was the money which was the price of the corn There was the money which was the price of the corn

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On average, an ear of a corn has 16 rows and approximately 800 kernels
    • corned In heraldry, horned; provided with horns.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The reason why locusts swarm are because when they are in groups, a "hot-spot" behind their hind legs is stimulated, which in turn causes their destructive nature. A large swarm of locusts can eat eighty thousand tons of corn in a day
    • adj Corned granulated; salted
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  • John Ruskin
    “To watch the corn grow, or the blossoms set; to draw hard breath over the plough or spade; to read, to think, to love, to pray, are the things that make men happy.”
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    “Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. corn; Goth. kaurn; akin to L. granum.


In literature:

But Cornelys Jensen, advancing forward, put in his word.
"Marjorie" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
The effect of growing black corn and golden corn in the same or in adjoining plots.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
After Lammas, corn ripens by day and night.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Grate the corn from six ears of sweet corn.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Add the corn and saute together for 3 minutes.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
Corn was plentiful also, and corn meal was issued to us liberally.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
The valley is principally made up of fields of cut hay, corn stubble and meadow land.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
In the newly broken ground corn and wheat were planted, which, when harvested, were thrashed with the flail and winnowed with a sheet.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Because Page County is a great corn county much school time is devoted to corn.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
In the evening they looked the grain over on the Woodruff lawn, and the colonel talked about corn and corn selection.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick

In poetry:

An' mine in a bloomin strath,
Wi' a river rowin by,
Wi' the green corn glintin i' the sun,
An' a lowin o' the kye;
"Hame" by George MacDonald
So, like the corn moon-ripened last,
Would I, weary and gray,
On golden memories ripen fast,
And ripening pass away.
"Songs of the Autumn Nights" by George MacDonald
BETWEEN wheatfield and corn,
Between hedgerow and thorn,
Between pasture and tree,
Where's my sweetheart
Tell it me!
"May Song II" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"When I was starving, half this corn
Had been of vital use,
Now I am surfeited with food
Like any Strasbourg goose."
"The Lay Of A Golden Goose" by Louisa May Alcott
My father gives them sheaves of corn,
For shelter both and food:
High hope in me was early born,
My father was so good.
"Songs of the Winter Nights" by George MacDonald
And many a bearded Saracen
Went down, both horse and man;
For through their ranks we rode like corn,
So furiously we ran!
"The Heart Of The Bruce" by William Edmondstoune Aytoun

In news:

His paper, "Potential Economic Advantages of Corn Silage Over Hay as Forage in Dairy Cow Rations," indicates a decided economic advantage to corn silage.
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency declined on Friday to relax its requirement on the use of corn ethanol in gasoline, rejecting a request from several states related to a steep decline in the nation's corn production.
Pam Johnson, a corn farmer from Floyd, IA, has been elected as first vice president for the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.
Pratt, who raises corn, soybeans and seed corn with her husband, Andy, and his parents at Grand Prairie Farms southeast of Dixon, is a finalist for the Faces of Farming and Ranching, a search for national agriculture spokesmen and women.
The National Corn Growers Association is offering an online Research Glossary to help farmers better understand programs such as the corn genome sequence and discuss terms such as genomics.
4 Corn vs $9 Corn: Which Will Win Out In 2013.
The drought's impact on corn production, ending stocks, and corn price is probably the major reason for higher wheat prices.
Having livestock graze standing corn eliminates the costs of harvesting, transporting, drying, and storing grain -- and is a real option when corn is damaged by weather conditions.
High corn prices are leading many growers to plant corn every year and to overuse pesticides and other bug-killing technology to maximize yields, researchers report.
High corn prices are leading many growers to plant corn every year and to overuse pesticides and other bug-killing technology to maximize yields.
Corn-scallion- pancakes -3 Corn and Scallion Pancakes .
That's beneficial for corn farmers who grow the corn that ethanol is made from and want more of it in your gas.
Rotate Herbicides in Corn on Corn.
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels (1 ear of corn).
Recent rainfall has put a dent in corn denting, but the same can't be said for corn condition, according to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey.

In science:

We will show that for both definitions the hitting time from one corne r to its opposite is polynomial.
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
Dow Corning DC-93500, a commonly used potting resin for space application, has been assumed as base-line potting compound.
Design of a Base-Board for arrays of closely-packed Multi-Anode Photo-Multipliers
We also consider the size of the properties in this process. When a property turned out beyond the power of available tools, for example time out happens during execution; the property can be divided for making small corns.
A Formal Verification Methodology for Checking Data Integrity
In J. W. de Bakker, Cornelis Huizing, Willem P. de Roever, and Grzegorz Rozenberg, editors, Proceedings of the REX Workshop: “RealTime: Theory in Practice”, volume 600 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 353–370.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Example 5 (A two-phase corn seed germination experiment).
Decomposition tables for experiments. II. Two--one randomizations