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edges, plural;
  1. Provide with a border or edge
    • - the pool is edged with paving
  2. Move gradually, carefully, or furtively in a particular direction
    • - she tried to edge away from him
    • - Nick edged his way through the crowd
  3. Cause to move in such a way
    • - Hazel quietly edged him away from the others
    • - she was edged out of the organization by the director
  4. Defeat by a small margin
    • - Connecticut avoided an upset and edged Yale 49–48
  5. Give an intense or sharp quality to
    • - the bitterness that edged her voice
  6. Ski with one's weight on the edges of one's skis

  1. The outside limit of an object, area, or surface; a place or part farthest away from the center of something
    • - a willow tree at the water's edge
    • - these measures are merely tinkering at the edges of a wider issue
  2. An area next to a steep drop
    • - the cliff edge
  3. The point or state immediately before something unpleasant or momentous occurs
    • - the economy was teetering on the edge of recession
  4. The sharpened side of the blade of a cutting implement or weapon
    • - a knife with a razor-sharp edge
  5. The line along which two surfaces of a solid meet

  6. A sharp, threatening, or bitter tone of voice, usually indicating the speaker's annoyance or tension
    • - she was still smiling, but there was an edge to her voice
  7. An intense, sharp, or striking quality
    • - a flamenco singer brings a primitive edge to the music
  8. A quality or factor that gives superiority over close rivals or competitors
    • - the veal had the edge on flavor

  1. the boundary of a surface
  2. advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
  3. border: provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
  4. boundary: a line determining the limits of an area
  5. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  6. border: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  7. Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) (also known as Enhanced GPRS (EGPRS), or IMT Single Carrier (IMT-SC), or Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution) is a digital mobile phone technology that allows improved data transmission rates as a backward-compatible extension of GSM. ...
  8. Signs Publishing Company is a Seventh-day Adventist publishing house in Warburton, Victoria, Australia.
  9. Edge is an album by Daryl Braithwaite released in late 1988. It spent 3 weeks at the top of the Australian Album charts in 1989.
  10. Edge Foundation, commonly referred to as 'Edge', is an independent education foundation, dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning in the UK. ...
  11. In geometry, an edge is a one-dimensional line segment joining two zero-dimensional vertices in a polygon. Thus applied, an edge is a connector for a one-dimensional line segment and two zero-dimensional objects.
  12. In mathematics, a graph is an abstract representation of a set of objects where some pairs of the objects are connected by links. The interconnected objects are represented by mathematical abstractions called vertices, and the links that connect some pairs of vertices are called edges. ...
  13. The boundary line of a surface; A one-dimensional face of a polytope. In particular, the joining line between two vertices of a polygon; the place where two faces of a polyhedron meet; An advantage (as have the edge on); The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax ...
  14. (edged) referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
  15. (Edged) Applied to an ordinary to denote that the edging is placed only between the ordinary and the field, and not where it joins the escutcheon.
  16. (Edged) Lenses cut to shape and size of frame.
  17. (EDGES) The three outer sides of the text block when book is closed: fore edge, top edge or head, and bottom edge or foot.
  18. (Edges) the strips of metal on the outer perimeter of a snowboard.
  19. (Edges) The outer surfaces of the leaves of a book.
  20. (Edges) A term used in the study of networks for the link (polyline) between two nodes.
  21. (Edges) An area or border line that exposes a contrast between contextual issues ie Religious boundaries, old and new, rich and poor.
  22. (Edges) An edge is a feature that has a length through which some commodity flows. Edges are created from line feature classes in a feature dataset .
  23. (Edges) Are also called links, ties, connections and relationships. An edge connects two vertices together. Edges have additional qualities which include direction and weight.
  24. (Edges) Each skate blade has two edges, an inside (I) and outside (O) edge, as shown on the diagram. Therefore a pair of skates has four blade edges as follows: right inside (RI), left inside (LI), right outside (RO) and right inside (RI). ...
  25. (Edges) Edge wheels, the same size as longboard wheels.