What does edging mean?

Definitions for edgingˈɛdʒ ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word edging.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edging(noun)

    border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)


  1. edging(Noun)

    Something that forms, defines or marks the edge.

  2. edging(Noun)

    Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.

  3. edging(Noun)

    The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.

  4. edging(Noun)

    To ability to control or delay one's orgasm

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edging

    of Edge

  2. Edging(noun)

    that which forms an edge or border, as the fringe, trimming, etc., of a garment, or a border in a garden

  3. Edging(noun)

    the operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal


  1. Edging

    Edging is a climbing technique involving the placement of the very edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold. Edging is the most simple and most common approach for standing on holds but, even so, requires some practice to obtain the very best footing. On smaller holds, it becomes something of an exercise in precision. An alternative to edging is toeing-in, where the toes are placed on the hold. This requires strong toes but might be preferable on very small holds, particularly in small pockets. Another alternative is smearing, where the ball of the foot is, literally, smeared onto the surface of the rock in absence of any definite holds. Here one relies upon friction created at the sole of the shoe.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edging in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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    A drop in refinery utilization helped to offset lower imports, leading to a solid build to crude inventories, despite lower refinery runs, gasoline stocks still showed a build, with throughput edging lower on the prior week.

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