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Definizione monolingua e traduzione edge



Inglese grammatica

edge


Verb

edge (third-person singular simple present edges, present participle edging, simple past and past participle edged)


  1. (transitive) To move an object slowly and carefully in a particular direction.
    He edged the book across the table.
  2. (intransitive) To move slowly and carefully in a particular direction.
    He edged away from her.
    • 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      Carroll has been edging slowly towards full fitness after his expensive arrival from Newcastle United and his partnership with £23m Luis Suarez showed rich promise as Liverpool controlled affairs from start to finish.
  3. (cricket) (transitive) To hit the ball with an edge of the bat, causing a fine deflection.
  4. (transitive) To trim the margin of a lawn where the grass meets the sidewalk, usually with an electric or gas-powered lawn edger.
  5. (transitive) To furnish with an edge; to construct an edging.
    • 2005, Paige Gilchrist, The Big Book of Backyard Projects: Walls, Fences, Paths, Patios, Benches, Chairs & More, Section 2: Paths and Walkways, page 181,
      If youre edging with stone, brick, or another material in a lawn area, set the upper surfaces of the edging just at or not more than ½ inch above ground level so it wont be an obstacle to lawn mowers.
Noun

edge (plural edges)


  1. The boundary line of a surface.
  2. (geometry) A one-dimensional face of a polytope. In particular, the joining line between two vertices of a polygon; the place where two faces of a polyhedron meet.
  3. An advantage (as have the edge on)
  4. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc.
    He which hath the sharp sword with two edges. Rev. ii. 12.
    Slander, \ Whose edge is sharper than the sword. William Shakespeare
  5. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice.
    Upon the edge of yonder coppice. William Shakespeare
    In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge \ Of battle. John Milton.
    Pursue even to the very edge of destruction. Sir W. Scott.
  6. Sharpness; readiness or fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire.
    The full edge of our indignation. Sir W. Scott.
    Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our fears and by our vices. Jeremy Taylor
  7. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. ""On the edge of winter."" John Milton.
  8. (cricket) The edge of a cricket bat.
  9. (graph theory) Any of the connected pairs of vertices in a graph.
  10. In male masturbation, a level of sexual arousal that is maintained just short of reaching the point of inevitability, or climax.
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