adjective Date: 1552 shaped like a wedge

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  • wedged — index inextricable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Wedged — Wedge Wedge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wedged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wedging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would rive in twain. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wedged — adj. (cannot stand alone) wedged between * * * [wedʒd] (cannot stand alone) wedged between …   Combinatory dictionary

  • wedged — adjective wedged or packed in together an impacted tooth • Syn: ↑impacted • Similar to: ↑compact …   Useful english dictionary

  • wedged — /wejd/, adj. having the shape of a wedge. [1545 55; WEDGE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • wedged — verb In a web server context, to be stuck, incapable of proceeding without help …   Wiktionary

  • wedged — Synonyms and related words: aground, anchored, bonded, caught, cemented, chained, close, fast, fastened, firm, fixed, glued, grounded, held, high and dry, impacted, inextricable, jammed, moored, packed, secure, set, stranded, stuck, stuck fast,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wedged — adj. stuck like a wedge; having the shape of a tapering wood or metal block wedÊ’ n. tapering wood or metal block; peg; something with a triangular shape; something which causes division or an opening; golf club with a flat slanted face used to… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wedged — [[t]wɛdʒd[/t]] adj. having the shape of a wedge • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • wedged —    A slang expression for a frozen or hung terminal …   Dictionary of networking

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