straightedge(redirected from straightedged)
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A rigid flat rectangular bar, as of wood or metal, with a straight edge for testing or drawing straight lines.
adj. also straight-edge (strāt′ĕj′)
1. Having a level, even edge: a straightedge ruler; a straightedge razor blade.
2. Abstaining from alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.
(Tools) a stiff strip of wood or metal that has one edge straight and true and is used for ruling and testing straight lines
advocating abstinence from alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, and sex and sometimes advocating vegetarianism.
a bar or strip of wood, plastic, or metal having at least one long edge for use in drawing or testing straight lines, plane surfaces, etc.