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A line at which a surface terminates.
See also: border, margin.


Etymology: ME, egge
1 a thin side or border.
2 the end of a surface, e.g., the edge of a cliff.


A margin or border.

bevel edge

A tooth edge produced by beveling.

cutting edge

An angled or sharpened edge for cutting, as an incisor tooth or the blade of a knife.

denture edge

The margin or border of a denture.

incisal edge

The sharpened edge of a tooth produced by occlusal wear; the labiolingual margin.


Line at which surface terminates.
See also: border, margin
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It was clearly stated that the price included the scanners, computers, and edger but not the material-handling system.
Domtar's McChesney sawmill operation in Timmins expects to maintain its cutting edge by bringing its fully computerized edger optimizer equipment on line this April.
Although this model can be turned round and used as an edger it takes a bit of practice to get a good line - we found the line trimming blade hard to use as a guide.
Each log underwent a series of simulations; half utilized a volume optimizing edger, and the other half utilized a grade (value) optimizing edger.
There are numerous documentaries focused on the alleged attackers, the play-by-play events of the day, and the FBI investigation," said 5 Runners co-director and Globe reporter Geoff Edgers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled MTD TrimmerPlus(TM) Edgers and contact MTD to receive a free replacement.
Add in leaf blowers and vacuums, chain saws, edgers and trimmers - and the amount of volatile organic compounds emitted comes to 22 tons per day - more than is put out by all the aircraft that fly over Los Angeles and Orange counties and parts of San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
Attend and be entertained with humor as Globe reporter Geoff Edgers explores the art of creating successful TV comedy with actor and writer Chris Elliott ("Get a Life," "There's Something About Mary") and Alan Zweibel, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" writers.
Making good decisions around using mowers, edgers, leaf blowers and other maintenance tools are key to yard safety.
In a voluntary program approved Friday by the South Coast Air Quality Management District's governing board, businesses would offer incentives to consumers in trade for gas-powered lawn mowers, leaf blowers and vacuums, chain saws, edgers and trimmers.
Armed with edgers, hedge clippers, weed eaters, pruning shears, rakes and shovels, the determined volunteers made surprisingly quick work of it, finishing in about two hours.