"wedge" in the noun sense
1. wedge, wedge shape, cuneus
any shape that is triangular in cross section
2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments different names are used in different sections of the United States
3. hacek, wedge
a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation
4. wedge heel, wedge
a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
7. chock, wedge
a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
"wedge" in the verb sense
1. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit
put, fix, force, or implant
"lodge a bullet in the table"
"stick your thumb in the crack"
2. wedge, squeeze, force
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
"I squeezed myself into the corner"
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