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1 wedge /ˈwɛʤ/ noun
plural wedges
1 wedge
/ˈwɛʤ/
noun
plural wedges
Learner's definition of WEDGE
[count]
: a piece of wood, metal, etc., with one pointed end and one thicker end that is used to split something, to fit into a space, to separate two things stuck together, etc.
: something that is shaped like a triangle or wedge
: a golf club that is used for hitting short, high shots

drive a wedge between

: to cause disagreement or anger between (people who had been friendly before)

the thin end of the wedge

see 1thin
2 wedge /ˈwɛʤ/ verb
wedges; wedged; wedging
2 wedge
/ˈwɛʤ/
verb
wedges; wedged; wedging
Learner's definition of WEDGE
always followed by an adverb or preposition [+ object]
: to force (someone or something) into a very small or narrow space
sometimes used figuratively
: to use a wedge or similar object to keep (something, such as a door or window) in an open or closed position
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