Wedge


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Wedge

  • (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.

Wedge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटका देना, किल्ली, दुरी बऩाऩा, घुसा देना, खूँटा, पच्चर, वैज, खूँटा गाड़ना, फानाकार

Wedge origin

  • 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 ..

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