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Main Entry: 1edge
Pronunciation: primarystressej
Function: noun
1 a : the cutting side of a blade <a knife's edge> b : the sharpness of a blade <a razor with no edge> c : a harsh or sharp quality <his voice had a sarcastic edge>
2 a : the line where an object or surface begins or ends; also : the narrow part next to it <the edge of the deck> b : the line where two plane faces of a solid meet <an edge of the cube>
3 : ADVANTAGE 3 <our experience gave us an edge>
synonym see BORDER
- edged /primarystressejd/ adjective
- on edge : ANXIOUS 1, nervous

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