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  • s  (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base
  • a  shaped like a wedge

  • At university, Finkel learned to read cuneiform, the oldest known type of writing, in which wedge-shaped symbols were pressed into clay with a reed.
  • The Bosanska Krajina Partisans created a tiny state in the wedge-shaped area in Croatia bounded by the towns of Glamoch, Drvar, Petrovach, Kljuch and Donji Vakuf.
  • Liking Chocolate for his buoyancy, his nerve, and the crafty speed of his wedge-shaped brown body, spare as an impressionist charcoal drawing, the crowd delighted in his .
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  • University of Utah scientist discovers terrifying ant species
    Their wedge-shaped faces are like spine-covered shields that end with beak-like jaws bristling with sharp teeth. “They look a little like the monster in ‘Alien.’ They’re horrifying to look at up close,” says University of Utah biology professor Jack Longino. “That’s sort of what makes them fun.” Longino, an entomologist, has identified 33 new species of predatory ants from Central America and ...
    Aug. 1, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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