Definition of Sharp-cornered

1. Adjective. Having sharp corners.

Exact synonyms: Sharp-angled
Similar to: Angular, Angulate



Definition of Sharp-cornered

1. Adjective. angular, having sharp corners ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharp-cornered

sharklike
sharkmeat
sharks
sharkskin
sharkskins
sharksucker
sharksuckers
sharky
sharn
sharnier
sharniest
sharns
sharny
sharp-and-a-half
sharp-cornered (current term)
sharp-eared
sharp-eyed
sharp-limbed
sharp-pointed
sharp-set
sharp-shinned hawk
sharp-shinned hawks
sharp-sighted
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tailed grouse
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-worded
sharp as a tack

Literary usage of Sharp-cornered

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"FRANK D. CARNEY, New York, NY—With the octagon sharp- cornered mold, Fig. 8, when the dentritic or columnar crystals start to grow in from the concave sides ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1891)
"16. we can derive from such a sharp-cornered EMF a current which, after being sent through step-down transformers, over lines of considerable electrostatic ..."

3. Hydraulics by Horace Williams King, Chester Owen Wisler (1922)
"If the . change in section is abrupt and sharp-cornered, what will be the drop ... The flume is 16 ft. wide and both entrance and exit are sharp- cornered. ..."

4. A Treatise on the External, Chemical and Physical Characters of Minerals by Robert Jameson (1817)
"The sharp-cornered occur but rarely ; opal sometimes exhibits this form. The blunt-cornered are much more frequent, and are eith'er original, ..."

5. A Treatise on the External, Chemical, and Physical Characters of Minerals by Robert Jameson (1816)
"The sharp-cornered occur but rarely ; opal sometimes exhibits this form. The blunt-cornered are much more frequent, and are either original, ..."

6. The Practical Engineer: A Treatise on the Subject of Modeling, Constructing by John Wallace (1865)
"11; the sharp cornered cam is ... or in other words, you have a sharp cornered cam nnd a round cornered cam, one drawn on the top of the other, ..."

7. The Primitive Inhabitants of Scandinavia: An Essay on Comparative by Sven Nilsson (1868)
"The stones called by the Danish antiquaries flinte-knuder have also been regarded as sling-stones; * but they are too irregular and too sharp-cornered, ..."

8. The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood: A Second Appeal to Common Sense from by Henry Hoyle Howorth (1893)
"Nordenskiold says very aptly, ' I am convinced that sharp- cornered stones, or stone fragments inclosed in considerable quantity in a bed of sand or clay ..."

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