edging edging  /ˈɛ dʒɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)

Usage(s):

  1. And like many things that start below the Establishment's radar, it has caught the eye of the mainstream and is edging into the galleries.
  2. If we look at searches for the two American Idol finalists going into the show's finale on Wednesday, beatboxer Blake Lewis, 25, is edging out 17-year-old Jordin Sparks by just 25.
  3. Ireland's banks are edging ever closer to the brink of meltdown, and some analysts say six months looks a little too generous.

News

  1. Stocks inch lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors wait for word from the Fed

    NEW YORK — Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors hold back ahead of a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 17 points, or 0.1 percent, at 15,301 in the first few minutes of trading Wednesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Stocks edge lower as investors wait for the Fed

    Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors hold back ahead of a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 17 points, or 0.1 percent, ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Get the Edge on Summer Landscaping - 20% Off Lawn Edging with English Woodlands

    For a professional appearance that won’t break the bank, English Woodlands are offering 20% off Aluminium Lawn Edging up until the 31st of July. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/englishwoodlands/offlawnedging/prweb10844328.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Cost is the number one reason that 47 million Americans do not have health insurance and thousands more are edging toward bankruptcy every day," Obama told a town hall-style meeting of about 350 people at a Council Bluffs high school. "That...
    on Nov 24, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

  2. "The younger boys like me, and Carl Valeri, and everyone who's edging closer, we're all itching for more game time," Holman said. "It would be great to be involved. It's such a big game, I'm raring to go."
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Brett Holman Source: The Age

  3. "During the recovery period ahead we may face an increasing risk of inflation edging upward, which has sometimes occurred during past recoveries," he said. "While that risk appears to be minimal at this point, we will have to be careful as...
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Jeffrey Lacker Source: ForexTV.com

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