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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 ?
While the eyes of the sisters were endeavoring to catch glimpses through the trees, of the flood of golden glory which formed a glittering halo around the sun, tinging here and there with ruby streaks, or bordering with narrow edgings of shining yellow, a mass of clouds that lay piled at no great distance above the western hills, Hawkeye turned suddenly and pointing upward toward the gorgeous heavens, he spoke:
These spots were outlined in red with edgings about an inch wide.
Drummle, edging me a little away with his shoulder.
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.
We'll talk of it again-- I'm in a hurry now," and, edging himself through the door, he slipped away.
He was edging his way gingerly around the corner of a precipice where the upper edge of a sharp declivity of ice-glazed snow joined it.
Now all this while that the traitor told his tale Umslopogaas, inch by inch, was edging near to him and yet nearer, till at length he might have touched him with an outstretched spear.
They were all now inside the field, and she was edging back to rush off alone when a horseman emerged almost silently from the corner of the hedge that screened the road, and Alec d'Urberville looked round upon them.
The old fellow was polishing brasses, and as he came edging along until close to Clayton he said, in an undertone:
One of the younger apes, a huge, splendidly muscled brute, was edging threateningly closer to the ape-man.
Their casual edging across the sidewalk to the curb, as they drew near, apprised him of discovery.
I've been trying to imagine it all out--her edging a little nearer all the time until she was quite close to Him; and then He would look at her and put His hand on her hair and oh, such a thrill of joy as would run over her!