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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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However, for the hottest in this series of exhibitions, Edgy is hoping to receive an audience of art lovers looking for something a little out of the ordinary.
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The Pink Pony Cafe, the Freedom Village Juke, Booba Burn's Place and the Evening Star Lounge may not come to mind as the hot spot of choice, but these juke joints--and not just any juke joint, mind you, but the edgy, nitty-gritty, unpretentious, ramshackle honky-tonks where blues and booze are essentials--are places that somehow seem familiar beyond their "thrilling otherness," as writer Richard Ford describes them.
Christina Aguilera + The Strokes--The long-dead "Genie in a Bottle" lyrics are resurrected with the latest in edgy rock to become a hauntingly dangerous song.
We ended with the black hide campaign, which was the most edgy and brand-focused approach," Nicholson explains.
Perhaps we tend to like such artists because to claim them as edgy is to see ourselves as equally edgy.
That's why, I think, Edgy is not too worried about having him ready for the Arkle.
We want to bring an intensely edgy event to the public but also to screen films that bring people into the theatres.
That's good news for those who like intelligent, sometimes edgy films.
Casper, a movie based on the old children's cartoon and comic series, was panned the other day by a critic who explained that it just wasn't edgy enough.
LOS ANGELES -- A sultry and sweet chanteuse one minute, a bold and edgy rocker the next, singer/songwriter Wensday brings a magical multiple personality to her explosive debut album Torch Rock.
Team a leather jacket with a floral shift dress for an edgy spring look that will take you full throttle through summer too.