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edge

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

edge

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

edge

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.

edge

(ej)
Line at which surface terminates.
See also: border, margin
References in classic literature ?
But he did not wish the little girl to think him a coward, so he advanced slowly to the edge of the roof.
Dorothy stretched out a hand to him and Zeb put one foot out and let it rest in the air a little over the edge of the roof.
Well, I must have traveled nearly a mile across that mesa without seeing a sign of anyone, when all of a sud-den, as I crept around the edge of a boulder, I ran plump into a man, down on all fours like myself, crawl-ing toward me.
The edge of the plateau has fewer large trees than further inland.
When we reached the edge of the cliff I looked over and saw our good old black Zambo sitting smoking on a rock below us.
Whet, whet, whet,--Humphrey Van Weyden sharpening his knife in a ship's galley and trying its edge with his thumb
Making his fast behind mine I started my engine, and skimming over the edge of the roof I dove down into the streets of the city far below the plane usually occupied by the air patrol.
As the success of her plan approached more closely to fruition she became so wrapped in her efforts that she failed to note the figure of a man standing beneath a huge tree at the edge of the jungle from which he had just emerged.
With this end in view she seized upon one of these implements and had just plunged it into the river bottom close to the shore when her eyes happened to rise to the edge of the jungle.
An officer of the Federal force, who, in a spirit of adventure or in quest of knowledge, had left the hidden bivouac in the valley, and, with aimless feet, had made his way to the lower edge of a small open space near the foot of the cliff, was considering what he had to gain by pushing his exploration further.
The caution of the beast was lost in the loyalty of the man, and so it came that he entered a large clearing, denuded of trees, without a thought of what might lie there or upon the farther edge to dispute the way with him.
The larger and the lighter particles worked to the surface, and these, by a skilful dipping movement of the pan, he spilled out and over the edge.