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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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Unlike traditional ratings sites, these votes combine with underlying walkability, popularity, going out nature, edginess, and burby-ness scores, to ultimately create the comprehensive Vibe Score.
I was told that they would pass up amazingly talented and beautiful people for the ensemble because they brought a kind of edginess or, 'I'm only doing this temporarily,' and they wanted a company.
Though the pair favour the aesthetic edginess and functional economy of raw or industrial materials, they generally play it straight with modular Miesian structures and disciplined spatial arrangements.
The edginess has been replaced with a different type of energy.
This dramatic gesture was impressively constructed but lacked the edginess necessary to make it more than just elegant.
Sachs reads with tension and edginess, which augments the suspense of the chase and the strange workings of Brossard's mind and the minds of his protectors.
The Whirlwind was not at his best for much of his 9-7 last-16 victory over Fergal O'Brien, but it was heartening to see the way he overcame apparent edginess in York yesterday, when the match resumed at 4-4, to secure victory.
Rickman's blend of earthy, no-nonsense reality with a creepy supernatural edginess and more than enough crime for anyone's taste is a surefire winner.
There was a lot of edginess and I suppose one excuse was the internationals, a lot of the players have done a lot of travelling over the last week.
But I've not detected any edginess among the lads at all, " he said.
It's the cold, eloquent style at the beginning that gives the film its shape and style, and this frosty edginess permeates the celluloid.
The show will give me the freedom to take some of the topical news of the day and give it an edginess that is not available on radio in the Twin Cities or within a television news format," stated Shelby.