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Definition wedge

Etymology 1

Middle English wegge (“wedge”), from Old English wecg (“wedge”), from Proto-Germanic *wagjaz.

Noun

wedge (plural wedges)

  1. 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.
  2. A piece (of food, metal, wood etc.) having this shape.
  3. (geometry) A five-sided polyhedron with a rectangular base, two rectangular or trapezoidal sides meeting in an edge, and two triangular ends.
  4. (figuratively) Something that creates a division, gap or distance between things.
  5. (archaic) A flank of cavalry acting to split some portion of an opposing army, charging in an inverted V formation.
  6. (golf) A type of iron club used for short, high trajectories.
  7. A group of geese, swans or other birds when they are in flight in a V formation.
  8. One of a pair of wedge-heeled shoes.
  9. (colloquial, Britain) A quantity of money.
  10. (US, regional) A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.
  11. (typography, US) háček
  12. (phonetics) The IPA character ʌ, which denotes an open-mid back unrounded vowel.
  13. (mathematics) The symbol , denoting a meet (infimum) operation or logical conjunction.
  14. (meteorology) a wedge tornado
Verb

wedge (third-person singular simple present wedges, present participle wedging, simple past and past participle wedged)

  1. (transitive) To support or secure using a wedge.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To force into a narrow gap.
  3. (transitive) To work wet clay by cutting or kneading for the purpose of homogenizing the mass and expelling air bubbles.
  4. (computing, informal, intransitive) Of a computer program or system: to get stuck in an unresponsive state.
  5. (transitive) To cleave with a wedge.
  6. (transitive) To force or drive with a wedge.
  7. (transitive) To shape into a wedge.

Etymology 2

From Wedgewood, surname of the person who occupied this position on the first list of 1828.

Noun

wedge (plural wedges)

  1. (Britain, Cambridge University slang) The person whose name stands lowest on the list of the classical tripos.

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