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  • n  any shape that is triangular in cross section
  • n  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
  • n  a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation
  • n  a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
  • n  (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
  • n  something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
  • n  a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
  • v  put, fix, force, or implant
  • v  squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

  • Efforts to reduce energy use form one kind of wedge.
  • To Fashion Designer Rudi Gernreich, the wedge is simply part of the new concept in dressing.
  • Thursday is "body wedge" class, which involves another exercise contraption, this one a large foam wedge from which I will push myself up in various hateful ways for an hour.
News & Articles

  • Use the Ultimate New Sand Wedge by Black Magic Wedge to Lower Your Score
    Blade Runner Golf, Inc. has an all new patented design hybrid sand wedge . Their Black Magic 56 degree golf wedge, conforms to USGA rules for top level competition. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/new-sand-wedge/hybrid-sand-wedge-reviews/prweb10814094.htm
    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Wedge play key to Merion success for Simpson
    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - Having played Merion Golf Club a few times during his career, Webb Simpson knows his wedge game will have to be extra sharp this week when he defends his U.S. Open title on the iconic layout in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Merion is hosting its first U.S. Open in 32 years after long being viewed as too short to stage a major and Simpson knows from competing there at ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Golf-Wedge play key to Merion success for Simpson
    By Mark Lamport-Stokes June 10 (Reuters) - Having played Merion Golf Club a few times during his career, Webb Simpson knows his wedge game will have to be extra sharp this week when he defends his U.S. Open title on the iconic layout in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Merion is hosting its first U.S. Open in 32 years after long being viewed as too short to stage a major and Simpson knows from competing ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Jon Stewart in Ninemsn
    It puts pressure on already hard-strapped state and local budgets. It makes it difficult for people here illegally to report crimes - driving a wedge between communities and law enforcement, making our streets more dangerous and the jobs of our... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Phoenix Business Journal http://www.google.com/url?q=http://phoenix.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2010/06/28/daily61.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFAMeYvO7ZcP9hykZ0bApQAotTlUw Jul 1, 2010 109403 143516 wedge Oscars host Jon Stewart joked that Bardem's haircut in the film combined Hannibal Lecter's murderousness with Dorothy Hamill's wedge-cut."

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