What is edge?

  • (noun): A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.
    Example: "He rounded the edges of the box"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on edge, edges:

Edge Case
... An edge case is a problem or situation that occurs only at an extreme (maximum or minimum) operating parameter ... An edge case can be expected or unexpected ... the process of planning for and gracefully addressing edge cases can be a significant task, and one that may be overlooked or underestimated ...
EarthLink - New Edge Networks
... EarthLink completed its acquisition of New Edge Networks April 13, 2006 ... New Edge Networks is a CLEC that provides network solutions to businesses through direct and wholesale channels ... New Edge differentiates itself from its competition with its private backbone and MPLS network product ...
Edge - Other Uses
... Edge (cricket), a term used in cricket Edge (shaving gel), a brand of shaving gel Edge haircut, a hairstyle Ford Edge, a midsize crossover SUV West Michigan Edge, an American soccer ...
Edge Of Appalachia Preserve
... Edge of Appalachia Preserve is a series of ten adjacent nature preserves located along the Appalachian Escarpment in Adams County, Ohio ... The area encompassing the Edge of Appalachia Preserve was first studied by ecologist Emma Lucy Braun in the 1920s ... until 1959 when the Nature Conservancy purchased 42 acres (170,000 m²) near Lynx, Ohio that the Edge of Appalachia Preserve was created and established as a protected preserve ...
Graph Minor - Definitions
... An edge contraction is an operation which removes an edge from a graph while simultaneously merging the two vertices it used to connect ... isomorphic to H can be obtained from G by contracting some edges, deleting some edges, and deleting some isolated vertices ... that all graphs are connected, with self-loops and multiple edges allowed (that is, they are multigraphs rather than simple graphs) the contraction of a loop and the deletion of a cut-edge are forbidden operations ...

More definitions of "edge":

  • (noun): A strip near the boundary of an object.
    Synonyms: margin
  • (verb): Provide with an edge.
    Example: "Edge a blade"
  • (noun): The attribute of urgency.
    Example: "His voice had an edge to it"
    Synonyms: sharpness
  • (noun): A slight competitive advantage.
    Example: "He had an edge on the competition"
  • (verb): Advance slowly, as if by inches.
    Synonyms: inch
  • (noun): The boundary of a surface.
    Synonyms: border
  • (verb): Provide with a border or edge.
    Example: "Edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
    Synonyms: border
  • (noun): A line determining the limits of an area.
    Synonyms: boundary, bound

Famous quotes containing the word edge:

    The self-consciousness of Pine Ridge manifests itself at the village’s edge in such signs as “Drive Keerful,” “Don’t Hit Our Young ‘uns,” and “You-all Hurry Back”Mlocutions which nearly all Arkansas hill people use daily but would never dream of putting in print.
    —Administration in the State of Arka, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    And hiving wisdom with each studious year,
    In meditation dwelt, with learning wrought,
    And shaped his weapon with an edge severe,
    Sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Listen, little Elia: draw your chair up close to the edge of the precipice and I’ll tell you a story.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)