wedge-shaped


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wedge-shaped

adj
shaped like a wedge
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Adj.1.wedge-shaped - (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
2.wedge-shaped - shaped like a wedgewedge-shaped - shaped like a wedge      
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Translations

wedge-shaped

[ˈwedʒʃeɪpt] ADJen forma de cuña
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wedge-shaped

adjkeilförmig
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wedge-shaped

[ˈwɛdʒˌʃeɪpt] adja forma di cuneo
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References in classic literature ?
So in Nicolete's bower it illuminated with strange radiancy the dainty disorder of deserted lunch, made prisms out of the wine-glasses, painted the white cloth with wedge-shaped rainbows, and flooded the cavernous interiors of the half-eaten fowl with a pathetic yellow torchlight.
Afterward the center careered to the front until the regiment was a wedge-shaped mass, but an instant later the opposition of the bushes, trees, and uneven places on the ground split the command and scattered it into detached clusters.
The gorge in which they had camped was a mere wedge-shaped cleft among the hills, three-quarters of a mile deep, with the small rugged rising upon which they stood at the further end, and the brown crags walling it in on three sides.
Strong lines radiated in a vertical plane from a common centre, where the insect had its station; but only two of the rays were connected by a symmetrical mesh-work; so that the net, instead of being, as is generally the case, circular, consisted of a wedge-shaped segment.
They flew in a wedge-shaped formation, the Vaterland highest and leading, the tail receding into the corners of the sky.
The short video shows a flat, wedge-shaped badge that falls away to reveal a 'Flying B' ornament that pops out in its place, which puts the model in the same ornamental league as the Mulsanne.
The Oppo Reno features the unusual wedge-shaped pop-out selfie camera and boasts a no-notch display.
The 37,500-square-foot building--the inaugural stateside work of Madrid-based Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos--is itself a visual feat, whose seemingly three-dimensional facade pops thanks to a tapestry of triangular and wedge-shaped panels.
The wedge-shaped assistant measures 7.4" square and is 3.5" wide at its base.
* Two wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage act as "shock absorbers" between your thighbone and shinbone.
Codeybot is a cheese wedge-shaped robot that teaches basic programming skills to kids ages six and up.
The pro_cee'd remains a handsome, wedge-shaped three-door hatch, designed by Europeans for Europeans.