edging


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edg·ing

 (ĕj′ĭng)
n.
Something that forms or serves as an edge or border.

edging

(ˈɛdʒɪŋ)
n
1. anything placed along an edge to finish it, esp as an ornament, fringe, or border on clothing or along a path in a garden
2. the act of making an edge
adj
relating to or used for making an edge: edging shears.

edg•ing

(ˈɛdʒ ɪŋ)

n.
1. something that forms or is placed along an edge.
2. the tilting of a ski so that one edge cuts into the snow.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.edging - border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
border - a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
fringe - an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
orphrey - a richly embroidered edging on an ecclesiastical vestment
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
arras, tapestry - a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs

edging

noun border, trimming, fringe, frill the satin edging on the blanket

edging

noun
A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary:
Chiefly Military: perimeter.
Translations
حاشِيَه، هُدْب
=-kantbortkant
szegélyezés
brydding
kenar şeridi

edging

[ˈedʒɪŋ] Nborde m; [of ribbon, silk] → ribete m

edging

[ˈɛdʒɪŋ] nbordure f

edging

nBorte f, → Einfassung f

edging

[ˈɛdʒɪŋ] nbordo

edge

(edʒ) noun
1. the part farthest from the middle of something; a border. Don't put that cup so near the edge of the table – it will fall off; the edge of the lake; the water's edge.
2. the cutting side of something sharp, eg a knife or weapon. the edge of the sword.
3. keenness; sharpness. The chocolate took the edge off his hunger.
verb
1. to form a border to. a handkerchief edged with lace.
2. to move or push little by little. He edged his chair nearer to her; She edged her way through the crowd.
ˈedging noun
a border or fringe round a garment. gold edging.
ˈedgy adjective
irritable. That actress is always edgy before a performance.
ˈedgily adverb
ˈedginess noun
have the edge on/over
to have an advantage over. he had the edge over his opponent.
on edge
uneasy; nervous. She was on edge when waiting for her exam results.
References in classic literature ?
Before they knew what had come over them, the base runners were watching the man, edging off the bases, advancing, retreating, held as by an invisible cord.
But what is the edging of blacker smoke that hangs along its lower side, and which you may trace down into the thicket of hazel?
We'll talk of it again-- I'm in a hurry now," and, edging himself through the door, he slipped away.
But not a bit daunted, Queequeg steered us manfully; now sheering off from this monster directly across our route in advance; now edging away from that, whose colossal flukes were suspended overhead, while all the time, Starbuck stood up in the bows, lance in hand, pricking out of our way whatever whales he could reach by short darts, for there was no time to make long ones.