(noun) a piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. “the door was secured by a wedge”
(noun) an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge. “a wedge of cheese”
(noun) a formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge. “the wedge of horsemen crashed forward”
(noun) a golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
(noun) a shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
(noun) money or earnings. “he invested his wedge in stocks and shares”
(verb) fix in position using a wedge. “the door was wedged open”
(verb) force into a narrow space. “she wedged her holdall between two bags”
(verb) prepare (pottery clay) for use by cutting, kneading, and throwing down to homogenize it and remove air pockets.
Old English wecg (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wig .
late 17th century: of unknown origin.
Wedge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Moral support: HD Kumaraswamy meets mom of DK Shivakumar, Political analysts dubbed the meeting a bid to cash in on prevailing sentiment and drive a wedge between the Vokkaliga community — to which …
India never sold foreign debt. Its first attempt is failing, India’s foray into international debt markets may consist of little more than … that strike me are that this will become a thin end of the wedge.
Jammu & Kashmir issue: Pakistan asks UNSC to meet over …, The move by India blocks the right of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to … Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, …
Potato drives a price wedge between 2 major producers, Also, demand is coming in from potato producing areas in south India where the new crop has been affected due to heavy rains recently.”
Pregnancy pillows for a comfortable sleep, FOVERA Memory Foam Pregnancy Pillow Wedge for Maternity … DISCLAIMER: The Times of India’s journalists were not involved in the ..
(noun) a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something. “cameras are a major deterrent to crime”
(noun) a nuclear weapon or weapons system regarded as deterring an enemy from attack. “Britain’s nuclear deterrent”
(adj) able or intended to deter. “the deterrent effect of heavy prison sentences”
Deterrent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
डराकर रोकने वाला, निवारक
early 19th century: from Latin deterrent- ‘deterring’, from the verb deterrere(see deter).
Deterrent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Trust continues to be deterrent in smaller markets: 1-India Family Mart …, A bulk of your business comes from tier-II, III and IV cities, but of late consumer demand across categories has been sluggish in the country.
Arun Jaitley: Talaq law will have a strong deterrent effect, Saying that the concept of social security did not exist in India, he said divorced women risked being reduced to destitution. “In a divorce …
Bengaluru ranks a poor 81 among global education hubs—and that’s …, Indian cities are among the least desirable destinations for international … The high cost of living in cities like Mumbai was also a deterrent.
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019: 7 key points, The government’s view is that the steep fines will act as a deterrent for … a Motor Vehicle Accident Fund that insures all road users in India.
Indian fans can book NBA pre-match tickets on BookMyShow, New Delhi: Come 4 and 5 October and Indian basketball fans will be in … which is a big deterrent to further popularize the game in India,” said …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Deterrent
DETER + RENT. A high rent IS ALWAYS A discouraging factor FOR TENANTS.
FOCUS ON rent OF DETERRENT. rent IS ALWAYS A HINDRANCE AND IS DISCOURAGING FOR TENANTS.
(verb) prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. “he never did anything to thwart his father”
(verb) oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully. “the government had been able to thwart all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties”
(noun) a structural crosspiece forming a seat for a rower in a boat.
Thwart meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
Middle English thwerte, from the adjective thwert ‘perverse, obstinate, adverse’, from Old Norse thvert, neuter of thverr ‘transverse’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin torquere‘to twist’.
Thwart in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure, ALSO READ: India in touch with Iran to secure release of Indians aboard British-flagged ship. The free flow of traffic through the Strait of …
Jamshedpur: Villagers worship jumbos to thwart attacks in Jharkhand …, JAMSHEDPUR: Religious belief cannot be justified by scientific debate. Located in the dense hilly forest area in the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary …
Pakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to US, Sources close to Indian agencies informed IANS that the Pakistan High Commission in London had earlier tried to thwart the extradition move …
Kottayam: Selfie helps thwart youth’s suicide bid, KOTTAYAM: Selfie attempts on railway tracks often lead to tragic consequences. But in a role reversal, a selfie shared by a youth with his …
Police thwart bid to steal sandalwood, They have registered a case against the unidentified smugglers under Section 380 read with 511 of the Indian Penal Code. A special team has …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Thwart
Thwart or Obstruct is to prevent someone from doing something.
thWARt concentrate on WAR[against enemy,against opponents DESIRE]
(verb) totally bewilder or perplex. “an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone”
(verb) restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.). “to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales”
a device used to restrain the flow of a fluid, gas, etc. or to prevent the spreading of sound or light in a particular direction. “you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle”
Baffle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
बाधिका, रोक, व्यारोध, चक्कर में डाल देना, गतिरोघक, ठगना, घबड़ा देना, चकरा देना, व्यर्थ या निष्फल कर देना, असमंजस में डालना, व्यर्थ करना, हैरान करना, विफल करना, चक्कर में डाल देना, मात देना, रोध, रोध पटल
late 16th century (in the sense ‘cheat, deceive’): perhaps related to French bafouer ‘ridicule’ or obsolete French beffer ‘mock, deceive’.
Baffle in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Scary School Girls Baffle Investigators, Investigators are baffled by the scary behaviour of a group of girl students … “Psychiatry is unfortunately not taught in MBBS anywhere in India.
India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 …, India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here …. It comes with a baffle that which helps it meet the Indian noise …
Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle …, … rolled around the world. The ripples, that originated 15 miles off the shores of a tiny island Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, lasted for 20 minutes.
Is India’s GDP growth good, bad, or ugly? Puzzling data baffle …, A change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product is partly why India’s data is puzzling and is prompting economists to find a …
Mystery Quakes in Maharashtra’s Dahanu Baffle Experts, Force 60 …, Many students have left their schools in Dhundalwadi (the epicentre of the tremors in Palghar district) and returned to their homes in and …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Baffle
baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild…