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Wedge-heeled shoes
A type of iron club used for short, high trajectories
A group of geese or swans when they are in flight in a V formation
A flank of cavalry acting to split some portion of an opposing army, charging in an inverted V formation
One of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering (Wikipedia article)

Stick a wedge under the door, will you, it keeps blowing shut.

A piece (of food etc.) having this shape

Can you cut me a wedge of cheese?.

To work wet clay by cutting or kneading for the purpose of homogenizing the mass and expelling air bubbles
To force into a narrow gap

He had wedged the package between the wall and the back of the sofa.

To support or secure using a wedge

Did he take his bottle well? Mrs. Flanders whispered, and Rebecca nodded and went to the cot and turned down the quilt, and Mrs. Flanders bent over and looked anxiously at the baby, asleep, but frowning. The window shook, and Rebecca stole like a cat and wedged it.

{v} to fasten or cleave with wedges
{n} a body with a sharp edge, mass, ingot
To cut, as clay, into wedgelike masses, and work by dashing together, in order to expel air bubbles, etc
If you say that something is the thin end of the wedge, you mean that it appears to be unimportant at the moment, but that it is the beginning of a bigger, more harmful development. I think it's the thin end of the wedge when you have armed police permanently on patrol round a city. In mechanics, a device that tapers to a thin edge, usually made of metal or wood, and used for splitting, lifting, or tightening, such as to secure a hammer head onto its handle. The wedge is considered one of the five simple machines. Wedges have been used since prehistoric times to split logs and rocks; for rocks, wooden wedges, caused to swell by wetting, have been used. In terms of its mechanical function, the screw may be thought of as a wedge wrapped around a cylinder
a piece of wood, thick at one end and tapering at the other, used as a tool for splitting wood
To force or drive as a wedge is driven
{i} tapering wood or metal block; peg; something with a triangular shape; something which causes division or an opening; golf club with a flat slanted face used to lift a ball in the swinging motion; triangular letter in cuneiform
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
A chart pattern composed of two converging lines connecting peaks and troughs In the case of falling wedges, the pattern indicates temporary interruptions of upward price rallies In the case of rising wedges, indicates interruptions of a falling price trend
{f} fasten by driving in a tapering wood or metal block, split with a wedge; thrust or drive in like a wedge, cram; force oneself in like a wedge; become stuck or caught
To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive
A chart pattern composed of two converging lines connecting peaks and troughs which, in the case of falling wedges, indicates temporary interruptions of upward price rallies and, in the case of rising wedges, indicates interruptions of a falling price trend
fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
To press closely; to fix, or make fast, in the manner of a wedge that is driven into something
One of the simple machines; A piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering
Primarily refers to an elongated area of shallow high pressure at the earth's surface It is generally associated with cold air east of the Rockies or Appalachians It is another name for a ridge, ridge line, or ridge axis Contrast with a trough Wedge is also a slang term for a large, wide tornado with a wedge-like shape
It is one of the six elementary machines called the mechanical powers
A metal club designed to give loft rather than distance Used for high shots into the green
of Mechanical powers, under Mechanical
in raising heavy bodies, and the like
A wedge of something such as fruit or cheese is a piece of it that has a thick triangular shape
[1] Engine using wedge-shaped combustion chamber The combustion chambers are flatter on one end than the other
A mass of metal, especially when of a wedgelike form
Anything in the form of a wedge, as a body of troops drawn up in such a form
any shape that is triangular in cross section
If you wedge something somewhere, you fit it there tightly. Wedge the plug into the hole
A monitor speaker, in the shape of a wedge, designed to sit on the floor and be directed toward the performer(s)
something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
Another name for the snowplow
a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
To fasten with a wedge, or with wedges; as, to wedge a scythe on the snath; to wedge a rail or a piece of timber in its place
To force by crowding and pushing as a wedge does; as, to wedge one's way
- A wedge decodes "read" data (i e bar codes, credit cards) and communicates that information through a keyboard port on a computer The keyboard plugs into the wedge and the wedge device plugs into the computer where the keyboard was Sophisticated wedges can accept a few different peripheral devices Also See Decode
A quantity of money
a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
A stage monitor so named for its wedge-like shape, pointing the speakers up at the performer from the stage floor Submitted by Karl Kuenning RFL from Roadie Net
A triangle with both support and resistance sloping in the same direction If the wedge slops down, the wedge is said to be a falling wedge Breakout is expected to be upside and the target will be the top of the wedge If the wedge slopes up the implication is bearish and breakout is to be expected downside with the target being the lowest turn in the wedge Volume should fall off during the formation of the wedge and the duration of formation should not exceed a few months East Asia Hongkong India Indonesia Japan Korea Malaysia Philippines Singapore Taiwan Thailand Dow Other Markets Home Contact ©2003 Copyright asiachart com
A solid of five sides, having a rectangular base, two rectangular or trapezoidal sides meeting in an edge, and two triangular ends
A piece of bone or antler that tapers to a thin edge and is used for splitting wood
Also known as cross weight, is a way of varying the amount of weight carried by the right-front and left-rear wheels By decreasing or taking out wedge you can alleviate a push or understeer By increasing the wedge setting you can tighten the car helping to alleviate a loose condition Wedge can be put in the car during a pit stop to make a quick chassis adjustment To put a round of wedge in the car you use a wrench similar to a large rachet wrench and turn it 360 degrees (or any varying amount depending on the condition and its severity) in the back above the springs
A club with an extremely lofted face (pitching and sand irons)
A device that plugs in between a keyboard and a PC Includes a scanner allowing data to be entered either by a keyboard or scanner
The person whose name stands lowest on the list of the classical tripos; so called after a person (Wedgewood) who occupied this position on the first list of 1828
a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as c) to indicate pronunciation
a part of a machine with a sloping side that moves to exert force A wedge is simply two inclined planes placed back to back Example: knife, pin, nail, chisel, axe, snowplow, front of a boat
If someone drives a wedge between two people who are close, they cause ill feelings between them in order to weaken their relationship. I started to feel Toby was driving a wedge between us
A wedge is use to turn an Alt-Az mounted Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope into an equatorially- mounted telescope The wedge attaches between the tripod and telescope base and places the fork arms at the correct angle for polar alignment This arrangement in necessary to eliminate field rotation
(or Wedge Tornado) - [Slang], a large tornado with a condensation funnel that is at least as wide (horizontally) at the ground as it is tall (vertically) from the ground to cloud base
(e g , "pitching wedge, sand wedge, lob wedge, third wedge, utility wedge," and so on) a short iron with significant loft mainly for playing shorter, more lofted shots (the amount of loft can vary widely, from a pitching wedge that ranges somewhere between 47° and 52° to a lob wedge that can range from 58° up to 65°) Example: After a nice tee shot, she only had a wedge left to the green
an engine with a combustion chamber resembling a wedge in shape
A piece of metal, or other hard material, thick at one end, and tapering to a thin edge at the other, used in splitting wood, rocks, etc
(golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
A device that plugs in between a keyboard and a terminal It allows data to be entered either by keyboard or by various types of scanners
A hardware device or software program (Software Wedge) which uses a scanner for input and sends data directly into an application by emulating a keyboard stroke A wedge (hardware wedge) is an external device and plugs between the keyboard and terminal
something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole any shape that is triangular in cross section squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
If you wedge something, you force it to remain in a particular position by holding it there tightly or by fixing something next to it to prevent it from moving. I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood We slammed the gate after them, wedging it shut with planks
Adjusting the handling of the car by altering pressure on the rear springs These adjustments are made by turning the weight jacking screws with a rachet This alters the relationship of the weight of each corner of the car
A hardwood stick used as a forming tool in spinning
A wedge is an object with one pointed edge and one thick edge, which you put under a door to keep it firmly in position
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