Definitions for edgeless
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
edgeɛdʒ(n.; v.)edged, edg•ing.
(n.)a line or border at which a surface terminates:
Grass grew along the edge of the road.
a brink or verge:
the edge of a cliff; the edge of disaster.
any of the narrow surfaces of a thin, flat object:
a book with gilt edges.
a line at which two surfaces of a solid object meet.
the thin, sharp side of the blade of a cutting instrument or weapon.
the sharpness proper to a blade:
The knife has lost its edge.
a quality of sharpness or keenness:
Her voice had an edge to it.
an improved position; advantage:
to have an edge on one's competitors.
(in cards) advantage, esp. the advantage gained by being on the dealer's left.
(v.t.)to provide with an edge or border.
to put an edge on; sharpen.
to make or force (one's way) gradually, esp. by moving sideways.
(v.i.)to move sideways.
to advance gradually or cautiously:
a car edging up to the curb.
edge in, to work in or into, esp. in a limited period of time.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Verb Phrase
edge out, to defeat (rivals or opponents) by a small margin.
Category: Verb Phrase
Idioms for edge:
on edge, in a state of potential irritability; tense; nervous. eagerly impatient.
Origin of edge:
bef. 1000; ME egge, OE ecg; akin to L aciēs, Gk akís point
lacking a cutting edge
Not having an edge, or whose boundary is unclear.
Not having a sharp cutting edge; blunt.
without an edge; not sharp; blunt; obtuse; as, an edgeless sword or weapon
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