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Definition of wedge noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a piece of wood, rubber, metal, etc. with one thick end and one thin pointed end that you use to keep a door open, to keep two things apart, or to split wood or rock He hammered the wedge into the crack in the stone. (figurative) I don't want to drive a wedge between the two of you (= to make you start disliking each other).
  2. 2something that is shaped like a wedge or that is used like a wedge a wedge of cheese
  3. 3a golf club that has the part that you hit the ball with shaped like a wedge
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wedge

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