corner stone

corner stone
stone which forms the corner of a building (often set in place during a ceremony); basic part, main part, foundation

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Corner stone — Corner Cor ner (k?r n?r), n. [OF. corniere, cornier, LL. cornerium, corneria, fr. L. cornu horn, end, point. See {Horn}.] 1. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal. [1913 Webster] 2. The space in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corner Stone — • Rite regarding the blessing and laying of the Foundation Stone for the building of a church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Corner Stone     Corner Stone      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Corner Stone Education — This article is about the Chinese private school. For other uses, see Corner Stone Education (disambiguation). Corner Stone Education(郑州市 基石 教育 Zhèng zhōu shì jī shí jiào yù) is the abbreviation of Corner Stone Foreign Language Training Center,… …   Wikipedia

  • corner-stone — see cornerstone …   English dictionary

  • corner-stone — …   Useful english dictionary

  • laid the corner-stone — set the corner stone in place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Corner — Cor ner (k?r n?r), n. [OF. corniere, cornier, LL. cornerium, corneria, fr. L. cornu horn, end, point. See {Horn}.] 1. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal. [1913 Webster] 2. The space in the angle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corner tooth — Corner Cor ner (k?r n?r), n. [OF. corniere, cornier, LL. cornerium, corneria, fr. L. cornu horn, end, point. See {Horn}.] 1. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal. [1913 Webster] 2. The space in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lay a corner stone — lay the first stone, begin construction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lay the corner stone — lay the first stone, begin construction …   English contemporary dictionary

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