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Meaning of edge

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the boundary of a surface [syn: {edge}, {border}]
      2: a line determining the limits of an area [syn: {boundary},
         {edge}, {bound}]
      3: a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an
         object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
      4: the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an
         edge to it" [syn: {edge}, {sharpness}]
      5: a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the
      6: the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place
         farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the
         leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's
      v 1: advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
           [syn: {edge}, {inch}]
      2: provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with
         embroidery" [syn: {border}, {edge}]
      3: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins
         the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland" [syn: {border},
         {adjoin}, {edge}, {abut}, {march}, {butt}, {butt against},
         {butt on}]
      4: provide with an edge; "edge a blade"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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