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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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Mickool added, "With the recent ITU (International Telecommunications Union) approval of TDMA-EDGE (as part of the UWC-136 Third Generation proposal), TDMA-EDGE technology is strongly positioned for future growth in wireless data as well.
The standard also includes two forms of TDMA technology: Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone (DECT), and UWC-136, an evolved form of the U.
Downes, former director of communications and senior research associate at the University of Miami's North-South Center, will support the UWCC's mission of championing TDMA and WIN standards and Third Generation (3G) UWC-136 wireless technologies.