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Edge
Edge Edge, n. [OE. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to OHG. ekka, G. ecke, Icel. & Sw. egg, Dan. eg, and to L. acies, Gr. ? point, Skr. a?ri edge. ??. Cf. Egg, v. t., Eager, Ear spike of corn, Acute.] 1. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc. He which hath the sharp sword with two edges. --Rev. ii. 12. Slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword. --Shak. 2. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice. Upon the edge of yonder coppice. --Shak. In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of battle. --Milton. Pursue even to the very edge of destruction. --Sir W. Scott. 3. Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire. The full edge of our indignation. --Sir W. Scott. Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our fears and by our vices. --Jer. Taylor. 4. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. ``On the edge of winter.' --Milton. Edge joint (Carp.), a joint formed by two edges making a corner. Edge mill, a crushing or grinding mill in which stones roll around on their edges, on a level circular bed; -- used for ore, and as an oil mill. Called also Chilian mill. Edge molding (Arch.), a molding whose section is made up of two curves meeting in an angle. Edge plane. (a) (Carp.) A plane for edging boards. (b) (Shoemaking) A plane for edging soles. Edge play, a kind of swordplay in which backswords or cutlasses are used, and the edge, rather than the point, is employed. Edge rail. (Railroad) (a) A rail set on edge; -- applied to a rail of more depth than width. (b) A guard rail by the side of the main rail at a switch. --Knight. Edge railway, a railway having the rails set on edge. Edge stone, a curbstone. Edge tool. (a) Any tool instrument having a sharp edge intended for cutting. (b) A tool for forming or dressing an edge; an edging tool. To be on edge, to be eager, impatient, or anxious. To set the teeth on edge, to cause a disagreeable tingling sensation in the teeth, as by bringing acids into contact with them. --Bacon.
Edge
Edge Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a point of wind. --Dryden. To edge away or off (Naut.), to increase the distance gradually from the shore, vessel, or other object. To edge down (Naut.), to approach by slow degrees, as when a sailing vessel approaches an object in an oblique direction from the windward. To edge in, to get in edgewise; to get in by degrees. To edge in with, as with a coast or vessel (Naut.), to advance gradually, but not directly, toward it.

Meaning of Edges from wikipedia

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- Outer Edges is the third studio album by Dutch electronic trio, Noisia. Outer Edges was released on 5 August 2016, by Noisia's own electronic music record...
- In graph theory, multiple edges (also called parallel edges or a multi-edge), are two or more edges that are incident to the same two vertices. A simple...
- joined by lines or curves for the edges. Graphs are one of the objects of study in discrete mathematics. The edges may be directed or undirected. For...
- detection of edges by suppressing all the other edges that are weak and not connected to strong edges. Since all edge detection results are easily affected by...
- professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE under the ring name Edge. He is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame cl**** of 2012. Copeland was trained...
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- Edges (sometimes produced as Edges: A Song Cycle) is a work of musical theatre by Pasek & Paul. It is a song cycle about coming of age, growth and self-discovery...
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