edge in
transitive verb Date: 1683 to work in ; interpolate <
edged in a few remarks
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  • edge in — {v.} To move slowly; get in quietly, especially with some difficulty, by force or without a big enough opening. * /People had crowded around the senator, but Don succeeded in edging in./ * /Harry edged the book in on the shelf./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge in — {v.} To move slowly; get in quietly, especially with some difficulty, by force or without a big enough opening. * /People had crowded around the senator, but Don succeeded in edging in./ * /Harry edged the book in on the shelf./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge in (on) — {v. phr.} 1. To gradually approach an individual or a group with the intent of taking over or wielding power. * /Jack was edging in on the firm of Smith and Brown and after half a year actually became its vice president./ 2. To approach for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge in (on) — {v. phr.} 1. To gradually approach an individual or a group with the intent of taking over or wielding power. * /Jack was edging in on the firm of Smith and Brown and after half a year actually became its vice president./ 2. To approach for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To edge in — Edge Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. [1913 Webster] 2. To sail close to the wind. [1913 Webster] I must edge up on a point of wind. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {To edge away} or {To edge off} (Naut.), to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To edge in with — Edge Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. [1913 Webster] 2. To sail close to the wind. [1913 Webster] I must edge up on a point of wind. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {To edge away} or {To edge off} (Naut.), to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edge and Christian — Edge (left) and Christian (right) Tag team Members …   Wikipedia

  • Edge detection — is a terminology in image processing and computer vision, particularly in the areas of feature detection and feature extraction, to refer to algorithms which aim at identifying points in a digital image at which the image brightness changes… …   Wikipedia

  • Edge-graceful labeling — In graph theory, an edge graceful graph labeling is a type of graph labeling. This is a labeling for simple graphs , namely ones in which no two distinct edges connect the same two distinct vertices, no edge connects a vertex to itself, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Edge-of-the-wedge theorem — In mathematics, the edge of the wedge theorem implies that holomorphic functions on two wedges with an edge in common are analytic continuations of each other provided they both give the same continuous function on the edge. It is used in quantum …   Wikipedia

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