- an acute angle or channel, as one dividing two parts of a molding or one dividing a flush bead from the adjoining surfaces.
- an area taken from a larger area, as a room or a plot of ground.
- an enclosure for this area.
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Example sentences from the Web for quirk
Faced with the quirk of playing in Tampa Bay’s home stadium, they looked like a road team.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
This can cause quirks, so try setting it up on one smartphone before you bring in other people.Geofencing can level up your smart home if you set it up properly|Whitson Gordon|January 4, 2021|Popular Science
Humans, with all our quirks and biases, choose what experiment to conduct in the first place, and how to do it.An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience - Issue 94: Evolving|Grigori Guitchounts|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
The company has succeeded by exploiting a regulatory quirk to create a virtual monopoly in publicly-traded shares of cryptocurrency.
Baikal seals are fans of bite-sized portions, and this dietary quirk may be why the seals are thriving.Using comb-shaped teeth, Baikal seals feed on tiny crustaceans like whales do|Jake Buehler|December 11, 2020|Science News
And that luxury may be a quirk of America, or at least white America.
Familiarity with search-engines helps, a strange quirk of working in this retro medium.
Each member of the Bad News Bears of a team Terry ends up coaching has what should be a chuckle-worthy quirk.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mental illness—real OCD, for example—is only a far far distant cousin of the cute personality quirk.‘Girls’ Shows Us the Real OCD With Hannah’s Brutal Q-Tip Scene|Kent Sepkowitz|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Enormously Oversized Rhinestone Earrings J. Crew is revered for its ability quirk up standby classics.
"This was a real horse on a real flight to the winning-post," added Crozier, with a quirk at the corner of his mouth.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
It was the familiar voice he had often tried to place, but Floyd knew nobody named Quirk.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
She set herself to the purpose of making Mrs. Quirk happy, devising a hundred means to accomplish this.
This Kathleen knew well, and she encouraged Mrs. Quirk to admire the flowers and other decorations.
"If I knew the man that had done it, sure I would make it quite unpleasant for him," said Mrs. Quirk.