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wedges, plural;
  1. Fix in position using a wedge
    • - the door was wedged open
  2. Force into a narrow space
    • - I wedged the bags into the back seat
  1. A piece of wood, metal, or some other material having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them

  2. An object or piece of something having such a shape
    • - a wedge of cheese
  3. A formation of people or animals with such a shape

  4. A golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft

  5. A shot made with such a club

  6. A shoe, typically having a fairly high heel, of which the heel and sole form a solid block, with no gap under the instep

  7. A heel of this kind

  1. any shape that is triangular in cross section
  2. lodge: put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
  3. bomber: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
  4. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
  5. hacek: a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation
  6. wedge heel: a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
  7. The Wedge (or Delaware Wedge) is a small tract of land along the borders of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Ownership of the land was disputed until 1921; it is now recognized as part of Delaware. The tract was created primarily due to the shortcomings of contemporary surveying techniques. ...
  8. In solid geometry, a wedge is a polyhedron defined by two triangles and three trapezoid faces. A wedge has five faces, nine edges, and six vertices.
  9. In the sport of golf, a wedge is a subset of the iron family of golf clubs designed for special use situations. Wedges are designed with modified soles designed to aid in shots through the rough or sand. ...
  10. A garrison cap (in the United States), field service or wedge cap (in Canada), or forage cap (in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries) is a foldable military cap with straight sides and a creased or hollow crown sloping to the back where it is parted.
  11. A wedge is a triangular shaped tool, a compound and portable inclined plane, and one of the six classical simple machines. It can be used to separate two objects or portions of an object, lift an object, or hold an object in place. ...
  12. The open-mid back unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is , a rotated lowercase letter ‹v› (though conceived of as a small uppercase letter ‹A› without the crossbar), and the ...
  13. One of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering (Wikipedia article); A piece (of food etc. ...
  14. (wedged) In a web-server context, to be stuck, incapable of proceeding without help
  15. (Wedged) The result of consuming excessive amounts of caffeine.
  16. (Wedged) a point where a system is stuck; different from a crash, where the system is nonfunctioning.
  17. (wedged) to be stuck between two things
  18. (WEDGES) A wedge occurs as a trend runs out of steam. Essentially it looks like a channel, except that the two trendlines converge. In an uptrend, that means the resistance line rises less quickly than the up trendline, indicating waning bullish enthusiasm on rallies. ...
  19. (WEDGES) small triangular (wedge-shaped) pieces of wood that get hammered in behind the turning gate to keep it in place.
  20. (Wedges) A wedge is designed to arc the ball high into the air rather than long distances. Because of this, wedges are often used in hazards or near the green as it allows the golfer to pop the ball up onto the fairway or green without overshooting it.
  21. (Wedges) Components shaped like triangle snakes but are cut at an angle from sheets of stacked clay.
  22. (Wedges) Marked cards that can be recognized and utilized by a cheater.
  23. (Wedges) Ramp type pieces of wood used in the construction of closed staircases to help secure treads and risers.
  24. (Wedges) These objects, sometimes more specifically referred to as a Greater Wedge and a Lesser Wedge, are used with instep leathers,  shovers and a comb last are used to precisely adjust the girths. By inserting them under the shover. or instep leather the girth can be increased. ...