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A line at which a surface terminates.
See also: border, margin.
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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.
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Line at which surface terminates.
See also: border, margin
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Mobile edge computing, or Multi-access edge computing (MEC), is a type of network architecture that ensures better integration of cloud computing capabilities and an IT service environment that happens to be at the edge of the cellular network.
In-building cellular solutions, including 5G and edge computing, are critical drivers of digital transformation for retailers, said Mo Katibeh, Chief Marketing Officer, AT&T Business.
Edge computing will not replace the traditional data centre or the cloud computing resources housed in these data centres.
In order to capitalise on the new business opportunities that 5G will create, Communication Service Providers need open, industry standard architectures combined with software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), cloud native applications, and Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC).
Almost half of the respondents (43 percent) to a recent Automation World survey already have edge computing implementations underway; just a little more than that (51 percent) have ventured into cloud computing territory as part of their IIoT implementations.
Australian telecommunications company, Telstra, is reportedly working with Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA: ASX) and Ericsson to explore and trial 5G 'edge computing' technology for financial services.
Edge computing has helped supply chains transition from a series of independently managed locations to an increasingly connected network of devices, sharing knowledge in real time.
1 February 2019 - Massachusetts, US-based Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has agreed to combine with OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) to unite the two largest international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing, the company said.
The new OLT joins a new version of Iskratel's Cloud-Services Platform, that adds centralised identity management and edge computing to improve multi-cloud orchestration and management, including all core and edge data centre locations.
Xin Lu, assistant VP at ChinaCache, shared the company's explorations of edge computing and the experience to be the first CDN company to integrate CDN with the edge cloud platform.