Edge

  • 1 Edge — ([e^]j), n. [OE. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to OHG. ekka, G. ecke, Icel. & Sw. egg, Dan. eg, and to L. acies, Gr. akh point, Skr. a[,c]ri edge. [root]1. Cf. {Egg}, v. t., {Eager}, {Ear} spike of corn, {Acute}.] 1. The thin cutting side of the blade… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 EDGE — (engl. für ‚Rand‘, ‚Kante‘, ‚Schneide‘) steht für: Edge (Texas), eine Stadt in Texas, USA Edge (Organisation), ein amerikanischer Think Tank, Herausgeber des Internetmagazins Edge – The Third Culture, das sich der Vermittlung zwischen… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Edge — (engl. für ‚Rand‘, ‚Kante‘, ‚Schneide‘) steht für: Edge (Texas), eine Stadt in Texas, USA Edge (Zeitschrift), ein Magazin über Computerspiele in englischer und deutscher Ausgabe Edge ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Selwyn Edge… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 EDGE — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 5 edge — [ej] n. [ME egge < OE ecg, akin to ON egg, Ger ecke, corner < IE base * ak , sharp: see ACID] 1. the thin, sharp, cutting part of a blade 2. the quality of being sharp or keen 3. the projecting ledge or brink, as of a cliff 4. the part… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Edge — Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. [1913 Webster] 2. To sail close to the wind. [1913 Webster] I must edge up on a point of wind. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {To edge away} or {To edge off} (Naut.), to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Edge — Edge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Edging}.] 1. To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen. [1913 Webster] To edge her champion s sword. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Edge — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Edge puede referirse a: El nombre en el ring del luchador Adam Copeland. Edge, una publicación dedicada al sector de videojuegos. una ciudad dentro del mundo ficticio del videojuego Final Fantasy VII, construida en… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 9 edge — ► NOUN 1) the outside limit of an object, area, or surface. 2) the line along which two surfaces of a solid meet. 3) the sharpened side of a blade. 4) an intense or striking quality. 5) a quality or factor which gives superiority over close… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 edge — [n1] border, outline bend, berm, bound, boundary, brim, brink, butt, circumference, contour, corner, crook, crust, curb, end, extremity, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, hook, ledge, limb, limit, line, lip, margin, molding, mouth, outskirt, peak,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 EDGE —   [Abk. für Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution, dt. »gesteigerte Datenraten für die Weiterentwicklung von GSM«], eine Erweiterung von GSM in Richtung UMTS, mit der (wie bei der UMTS Grundversorgung) eine Datenübertragungsrate von bis zu 384… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 edge up — edge (sth) up/higher ► to increase by a small amount, or to make something do this: »There is still some nervousness that US authorities might try to edge up interest rates to support the dollar after its recent falls. Main Entry: ↑edge …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 edge-on — «EHJ ON, N», adverb. with the edge foremost: »The wall of the tube is so thin that even when it is viewed edge on at a magnification of 1,000 diameters it is visible only as a line (Scientific American) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 edge — I (advantage) noun advantageous position, benefit, favorable position, head start, jump, lead, odds, superiority, upper hand, vantage II (border) noun bank, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, confines, corner, demarcation line, dividing line, edging …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 edge — To position large quantities of letter size mail on their edge for feeding into automated equipment. (Also see edger feeder and jog) …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 16 EDGE — (Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution) edÊ’ advanced standard for wireless communication (next step up from GSM) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 edge — n 1 verge, rim, brink, margin, *border, brim Analogous words: *limit, end, bound, confine: *circumference, periphery, compass 2 odds, *advantage, handicap, allowance …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 Edge — An edge in common usage denotes a sharp border of a (solid) object.cience and technology* Edge (graph theory), a line segment joining two nodes in a graph * Edge (geometry), a line segment joining two vertices in a polytope * Edge case, a problem …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 edge — edge1 W2S2 [edʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(outside part)¦ 2¦(blade)¦ 3¦(advantage)¦ 4 on edge 5¦(voice)¦ 6¦(slope)¦ 7 on the edge of something 8¦(quality)¦ 9 take the edge off something 10 on the edge of your seat …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 edge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 place where sth ends ADJECTIVE ▪ top, upper ▪ the top edge of the picture frame ▪ bottom, lower ▪ inner …

    Collocations dictionary