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The individual prisms are usually slender, with one beveled, wedge-like end, but are sometimes needle-like.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I dont think much of this jam pie, complained Chet, holding up a wedge that he had taken from his sisters basket.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
It should be fixed in the head by means of a thin, barbed iron wedge.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
With the wedge Rose pried a floor-board out of its place, and made an opening large enough to let himself through.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The gate was already opening, a wedge of the painted warriors heading through, flame-throwers ready.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
In a quarter of an hour it was ready—tea, the baked potatoes, and a wedge of butter apiece.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Two wedge-shaped sections are cut from the cork, at right angles to each other, as shown in Fig. 1.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
The summit itself is like the thin end of a wedge thrust up from the mass in which it is embedded.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Don't let the first entering wedge of discord come into your life.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL. 3 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
"It is past twelve," said Wedge hesitatingly, looking at the watch.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 54, NO. 338, DECEMBER 1843VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO WEDGE

  • bear
  • choke
  • clasp
  • clip
  • clutch
  • compress
  • contract
  • cram
  • crowd
  • crush
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • force
  • grip
  • hold tight
  • hug
  • jam
  • jostle
  • nip
  • pack
  • pinch
  • press
  • quash
  • ram
  • scrunch
  • squash
  • squish
  • strangle
  • stuff
  • throttle
  • thrust
  • wedge
  • wring
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