- n. 边缘；优势；边；刀口
- vt. 给 ... 加上边；缓慢横过；使锋利
- vi. 徐徐前进
- =Enhanced Data Rate for GSM Evolution，增强型数据速率GSM演进技术，常被称作"E网"
- [C]边,棱,边缘 the part along the end or side of sth
- [C]刀口〔刃〕 sharp cutting part of a blade, knife, or some other tool or weapon
- [C]优势 superiority; dominant position
- vt. 给…形成边 form an edge on; make or serve as an edge or border for
- vt. 使锐利 cause to sharpen
- vi. 慢慢向前移动,侧身移动 move slowly forward or along; move sideways little by little
the boundary of a surface
a line determining the limits of an area
a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object;
"he rounded the edges of the box"
the attribute of urgency in tone of voice;
"his voice had an edge to it"
a slight competitive advantage;
"he had an edge on the competition"
the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something;
"the edge of the leaf is wavy"
"she sat on the edge of the bed"
"the water's edge"
advance slowly, as if by inches;
"He edged towards the car"
provide with a border or edge;
"edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;
"Canada adjoins the U.S."
"England marches with Scotland"
provide with an edge;
"edge a blade"
- Look out! You could fall off the edge here!
- New houses have mushroomed on the edge of the town.
- In the second half of the game, the home team got the edge on the visitors and kept it.
- Because of the high exchange rate, our products have lost their competitive edge.
- Don't bump the door with the edge ot the table.
- Please sharpen the edge of this axe.
- She lost a handkerchief edged with blue.
- We slowly edged our way towards the exit.
- You'll have to edge the knife, it's blunt.
- Unemployment will edge up, but not by much.
- The edges of the paper have been lapped over.
- He files away the rough edges.
- Double over the edge before sewing.
- The boat is built by lapping the edge of one board over the board underneath.
- We must glue the mat down at the edges to stop it curling.
- I could hear birds whistling at the edge of the woods and the Prussians drilling in the meadow behind the sawmill.
- We loafed for hours along the water's edge.
- The wolves have been howling away on the edge of the forest for hours.
- Can you stand a coin up on its edge?
- The hut hung half over the edge of the precipice.
- The river determined the edge of the property.
- The blade has lost its edge.
- I picked the knife and sharpened the edge.
- I blunted the edge of the knife yesterday.
- This hard wood turns the edge of the saw.
- He had reached the edge of the exhaustion.
- His stomach seemed to ease; the edge was off.
- The world had been brought to the edge of war.
- It was announced with an edge.
- Her remark has a biting edge to it.
- There was a new edge to her voice now, and she spoke louder.
- They toil as waitresses and day labours and live on the edge.
- The edge was with her.
- They have lost the edge.
- They still maintain a nuclear edge.
- Imes obtained the edge and was held sure to win in the election.
- You will increase your edge by anticipating questions the interviewer might raise.
- The climbers edged along the cliff.
- Tulips edged the garden.
- Factories edged the waterfront.
- The knife is blunt.I'll edge it.
- The tools need to be edged.
- have the edge on〔over〕
略微胜过,比…稍强 be slightly better than or have a slight advantage over
- on edge
- set sb's teeth/nerves on edge
使某人心烦意乱〔不舒服〕 make sb upset or uncomfortable
- take the edge off
使…减弱 lessen the force of
- edge away (v.+adv.)
慢慢启航 sail slowly away
Seeing the sick child had fallen asleep, the doctor edged away.
见生病的孩子已经入睡,医生便悄悄走开了。edge away from sb
He edged away from the thug.
The little boat edged away quietly, while no one was looking.
趁没人注意,小船悄悄离岸而去。edge away from sth
The shop edged away from the shore.
- edge down (v.+adv.)
慢慢驶近 sail slowly near to (sth)
edge down from sth
The climber edged slowly down from the summit of the mountain.
那名登山运动员慢慢地从山顶向山下移动。edge down upon sth
A small boat edged down upon the big steamer.
- edge in (v.+adv.)
逐渐移动 move gradually (towards sb)
edge sth ⇔ in
He edged in a word.
The noise at the party was so loud that I was hardly able to edge in a remark at all.
Though it was crowded, he managed to edge in.
虽然人很多,他还是挤进去了。edge sth ⇔ in
There's a small crowd round the speaker, but try to edge your way in.
演讲者周围已经有了一些人,不过你还得努力挤进去。edge in on sb
I tried to edge in on the singer to speak to him, but he was surrounded by other questioners.
- edge into (v.+prep.)
慢慢取得 gain (sb's belief, love, etc.) slowly
- edge off1 (v.+adv.)
慢慢启航 sail slowly away
The steamer edged off.
- edge off2 (v.+prep.)
把(某人)挤出… put (sb) out of place
edge sb off sth
He edged me off the road.
- edge on (v.+adv.)
edge sb ⇔ on
The fight would probably never have begun if one of the boys had not been edged on by a couple of bystanders.
- edge out (v.+adv.)
排挤; 取代胜过 put (sb/sth) out of place
edge sb/sth ⇔ out
He's been running the company for years, but they're trying to edge him out.
Ade was winning the race until the thin boy edged him out.
Kennedy edged out Nixon in the 1960 presidential election.
The home team edged out the visitors.
Home-made goods are edging out imported foreign goods.
- edge through (v.+prep.)
慢慢挤〔通〕过… move gradually through some place
edge oneself/sth through sb/sth
He edged himself through the crowd.
They edged the piano through the door.
- edge toward (v.+prep.)
朝…方向慢慢移动 move slowly toward
edge toward sb/sth
Toward the end of the speech some members of the audience began to edge toward the door.
- edge up (v.+adv.)
慢慢向上边靠拢 rise upward slowly
Prices have been stable for a while, but they are beginning to edge up again now.
- edge with (v.+prep.)
给…镶边 supply (an object) with a border
edge sth with sth
My old grandmother always used to edge her table-cloth with lace.
She edged the sleeve with lace.
The old man edged the path with trees.
The beautiful garden was edged with flowering trees.
The main street was edged on both sides with dirty decaying buildings.
His voice was edged with menace.
- blunt a edge 把刀刃弄钝
- double over the edge 把边折起来
- even off the edge 磨平边缘
- have no edge (刀)很钝
- put an edge on a knife 使刀口锋利,把刀磨快
- sharpen a edge 把刀刃磨快
- blunt edge 钝的刀刃
- decisive edge 决定性的优势
- fine edge 利刃
- jagged edge 参差不齐的边
- keen edge 利刃
- ragged edge 锯齿状的刀刃
- rough edge 粗边
- sharp edge 利刃
- along the edge of 在…的边缘
- at the edge of 在…的边缘
- near the edge of 在…的边缘
- on edge 紧张不安,烦躁
- on the edge of 在…的边缘
- edge carefully 小心翼翼地移动
- edge gradually 渐渐地移动
- edge quietly 悄悄移动
- edge slowly 慢慢地移动
- edge warily 小心翼翼地移动
- edge aside 挤到一边
- edge away 悄悄离开,慢慢启航
- edge down 慢慢驶近
- edge in 插(话),逐渐移动
- edge off 慢慢启航
- edge sb on 怂恿某人
- edge out 排挤,胜过(某人)
- edge up 慢慢向上边靠拢
He carried a curved scimitar, so that in his fencing he relied on the edge and neglected the point.出自： A. Duggan
Thy sure divinity shall..edge thy sword to reap the glorious field.出自： Pope
- have the edge on〔over〕的意思是“略微胜过,比…稍强”; take the edge off的意思是“使…减弱”; on edge的意思是“紧张不安,烦躁”。
- edge作“侧身缓缓移动”解时,一般用作不及物动词,常和away, in, out等连用。
- give sb the (rough) edge of one's tongue, get the (rough) edge of sb's tongue
- The teacher gave her pupils the rough edge of her tongue because they were so noisy.
- The pupils got the rough edge of their teacher's tongue because they were so noisy.
- edge, brim, brink, margin, rim, verge
- 1.edge指物体两平面交接处的边缘或边线; brink指悬崖峭壁的边缘; brim指如壶、杯、碗等各种形状容器的内侧边缘,也指帽子的边; rim指任何圆形物体的缘、周或边; verge指一平面或广阔区域的尽头,也常指道路的边缘; margin指书页的空白边缘,也可指物体的边缘。
- 2.用在比喻中, edge指尖锐性、严峻性等; verge表示濒临某种感情或行动的状态; margin的意思是“留有余地”; brink常用于借喻中,指濒临某种危险。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的ecg，意为角落，边缘；最初源自原始日耳曼语的agjo，意为角落。