verb (used with object), edged, edg·ing.
- to turn (a piece to be rolled) onto its edge.
- to roll (a piece set on edge).
- to give (a piece) a desired width by passing between vertical rolls.
- to rough (a piece being forged) so that the bulk is properly distributed for final forging.
verb (used without object), edged, edg·ing.
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Idioms for edge
- (of a person or a person's nerves) acutely sensitive; nervous; tense.
- impatient; eager: The contestants were on edge to learn the results.
Origin of edge
synonym study for edge
OTHER WORDS FROM edgeedgeless, adjectiveoutedge, verb (used with object), out·edged, out·edg·ing.un·der·edge, nounun·edge, verb (used with object), un·edged, un·edg·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for edge
At my suggestion, Philippe C- incorporated the ability to assign custom weights to each number of edges, which allows more interesting and hairy configurations to emerge that you can play with in the simulation.How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles|Pradeep Mutalik|November 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
You’ll want to top off the tank when you reach the edge of civilization so that you aren’t in the position of trying to return on fumes.Backing up a trailer is really hard, but this $100,000 SUV offers a new solution|Dan Carney|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
Patching together local regions into one big universe produced misalignments at their edges, like flat tiles on a round globe.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners|Amanda Gefter|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
First, get a tissue, fold it in half, and place it on the inside of your mask, along the top edge, so it sits right over the bridge of your nose and lays against your cheeks.The best ways to stop a mask from fogging up your glasses, ranked|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
As a result, those high-energy electrons may get tangled up in small vortices on the edge of the plasma stream, below the purple streak.STEVE may be even less like typical auroras than scientists thought|Maria Temming|November 12, 2020|Science News
Mistress of her scissors and needles, which are pointless and edgeless to her art!The Hunchback|James Sheridan Knowles
The baronet took down a pair of light, edgeless blades with blunted points.Brothers of Peril|Theodore Goodridge Roberts
You may choose which liberty you will, and restraint of voiceful rock, or the dumb and edgeless shore of darkened sand.On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Ruskin
His rich voice filled the air with the edgeless, honeyed beauty of the ancient tongue.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
There had been so many twists to the morning that his abiding distrust of every one became, for the time being, edgeless.The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for edge
- a line along which two faces or surfaces of a solid meet
- a line joining two vertices of a graph
- a cliff, ridge, or hillside
- (capital) (in place names)Hade Edge
- nervously irritable; tense
- nervously excited or eager
Derived forms of edgeedgeless, adjectiveedger, noun
Word Origin for edge
Idioms and Phrases with edge
In addition to the idioms beginning with edge
- edge in
- edge out
- cutting edge
- get a word in edgewise
- have the edge on
- on edge
- on the edge
- over the edge
- set one's teeth on edge
- take the edge off
- thin edge of the wedge