edge edge  /ˈɛdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the boundary of a surface
  2. (n) a line determining the limits of an area
  3. (n) a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
  4. (n) the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
  5. (n) a slight competitive advantage
  6. (n) the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something
  7. (v) advance slowly, as if by inches
  8. (v) provide with a border or edge
  9. (v) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
  10. (v) provide with an edge

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Usage(s):

  • Then he caught an edge of his wing on the ground.

News

  1. The Edge: Obama Gives Nod to Transparency — In Private

    The Edge is National Journal's daily look at today in Washington -- and what's coming next. The email features analysis from NJ's top correspondents, the biggest stories of the day -- and always a few surprises. To subscribe, click here.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

  2. EDGE trades new jobs for tax breaks

    EDGE board members on Wednesday approved tax break incentives for Barnhart Crane and Old Dominion freight line. Nearly 200 jobs will be created by the two companies over a nine-year period.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 13 Memphis

  3. The Edge: Poll: Americans Divided Over Linking Security, Citizenship in Immigration Bill

    The Edge is National Journal's daily look at today in Washington -- and what's coming next. The email features analysis from NJ's top correspondents, the biggest stories of the day -- and always a few surprises. To subscribe, click here.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. BOSTON (Hollywood Today) 8/14/09 - "I slipped, and as I live on the edge, I fell off the edge," said injured Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler as he regretfully canceled the rest of usually resilient band's concert tour.
    on Aug 14, 2009 By: Steven Tyler Source: Hollywood Today Newsmagazine

  2. "When you crash like today, it's like, 'Oh, huh?' I did a good job today, too," Miller added. "I was right there. I was right on the edge."
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Bode Miller Source: eTaiwan News

  3. It could have been better -- Woods saw several putts stay tantalizingly on the lip of the cup."I hit a lot of good putts that grazed the edge, but hey, I put myself right there in the tournament," Woods said.
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: abc13.com

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