Definitions for edgeless

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

edgeɛdʒ(n.; v.)edged, edg•ing.

  1. (n.)a line or border at which a surface terminates:

    Grass grew along the edge of the road.

  2. a brink or verge:

    the edge of a cliff; the edge of disaster.

  3. any of the narrow surfaces of a thin, flat object:

    a book with gilt edges.

  4. a line at which two surfaces of a solid object meet.

  5. the thin, sharp side of the blade of a cutting instrument or weapon.

  6. the sharpness proper to a blade:

    The knife has lost its edge.

  7. a quality of sharpness or keenness:

    Her voice had an edge to it.

  8. an improved position; advantage:

    to have an edge on one's competitors.

  9. (in cards) advantage, esp. the advantage gained by being on the dealer's left.

    Category: Games

  10. (v.t.)to provide with an edge or border.

  11. to put an edge on; sharpen.

  12. to make or force (one's way) gradually, esp. by moving sideways.

  13. (v.i.)to move sideways.

  14. to advance gradually or cautiously:

    a car edging up to the curb.

  15. edge in, to work in or into, esp. in a limited period of time.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Verb Phrase

  16. edge out, to defeat (rivals or opponents) by a small margin.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Idioms for edge:

  1. on edge, in a state of potential irritability; tense; nervous. eagerly impatient.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of edge:

bef. 1000; ME egge, OE ecg; akin to L aciēs, Gk akís point


Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgeless(adj)

    lacking a cutting edge


  1. edgeless(Adjective)

    Not having an edge, or whose boundary is unclear.

  2. edgeless(Adjective)

    Not having a sharp cutting edge; blunt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edgeless(adj)

    without an edge; not sharp; blunt; obtuse; as, an edgeless sword or weapon


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