n.刀口,利刃,锋,优势,边缘,优势,尖锐 vt.使锋利,挤进,镶边,开刃 vi.缓缓移动,侧着移动
形容词:edgeless 动词过去式:edged 过去分词:edged 现在分词:edging 第三人称单数:edges
1 sharp cutting part of a blade, knife, sword, or some other tool or weapon （刀片、刀、剑或其他工具或武器的）锋利部分; 刀口; 锋
*a knife with a sharp edge 锋利的刀
* put an edge on an axe, ie sharpen it 给斧子开刃（磨快）.
2 (line marking the) outside limit or boundary of a solid (flat) object, surface or area （扁的固体、物体表面或一范围的）外围界线, 边缘
*the edge of a coin, plate, record 硬币、盘、唱片的边
* He fell off the edge of the cliff. 他从悬崖边上 了下来.
* Don't put that glass on the edge of the table; it might fall off. 不要把那杯子放在桌边, 可能掉下来.
* the water's edge 水边
* He lives at the edge of the forest. 他住在森林边上.
3 (idm 习语) give sb/get the (rough) edge of one's/sb's tongue (infml 口) speak to sb/be spoken to by sb angrily, rudely, critically, etc 痛骂某人[被某人责骂]
*Her pupils often got the rough edge of her tongue when they disobeyed her. 学生不听她的话时, 常遭到她粗暴的申斥. have, etc an `edge to one's voice have or show a degree of anger, nervousness, annoyance, etc in the way in which one speaks 言语中流露出愤怒、不安、厌烦等情绪
*She was trying to remain calm, but there was a distinct edge to her voice. 她竭力想保持冷静, 但她的声音中却显然带着怒气. have, etc an/the edgeon/over sb/sth (infml 口) have, etc a slight advantage over sb/sth 略胜过某人[某事物]
*The young tennis player definitely had the edge on his older opponent. 这个年轻的网球运动员显然比那个年纪大的对手略胜一筹. (be) on `edge (be) nervous, excited or irritable 紧张不安的; 兴奋的; 易怒的; 烦躁的
*She was a bit on edge till she heard he was safe. 她听到他安然无恙才放下心来. on a razor's edge => razor. set one's teeth on edge => tooth. take the edge off sth reduce, dull or soften sth 减少、减轻或软化某物
*I need a sandwich to take the edge off my appetite. 我需要一份三明治以解腹中之饥.
* His brother's failure took the edge off his own success. 他哥哥的失败冲淡了他自己成功的喜悦.
1. But until recently, the academic edge gained by participating in sports was thought to come from the increased self-confidence, the better mood, and the ability to concentrate that comes from burning off steam in exercise. 但直到最近，人们还认为因参加体育运动而获得的学业优势来自于增强的自信、更好的心态，以及由运动时消耗体力所带来的集中注意力的能力。
2. Balanced at the edge of a narrow white platform, I am about to jump head first into a hot new phase of Japan's leisure boom: indoor sky diving, without a parachute. 我在一块窄窄的白色跳板前端站稳，准备头朝下跳出去。这一跳将跳进日本休闲热中的一个崭新的热门项目：室内蹦极跳，不带降落伞的。
3. We may see only a sliver of light along one edge. 我们只能看到一个边缘的月牙形光条，
4. The dish now had to be lifted vertically because one edge was resting against the side of the canal. 馅饼盘必须垂直提升，因为盘的一边靠在运河侧面。
5. They had to edge their way along this, sometimes wading across shallow streams, or swimming across deep pools. 来到一条狭窄的走廊上。他们不得不侧着身子往前走，有时过浅溪，有时游过深潭。
6. The dish now had to be lifted vertically because one edge was resting against the side of the canal. 这次，盘子必须垂直吊出水面，因为盘子的一边紧靠着运河河岸。
7. They had rushed up to her while she was having a picnic at the edge of a forest with her children and tried to steal her handbag. 刚才，当她和孩子们正在森林边上野餐的时候，这两个人冲到她跟前，企图抢走她的手提包。
8. The air was so warm and bright, and I could hear the blackbirds whistling on the edge of the woods, and the Prussians drilling in the meadows behind the sawmill. 天气多么暖和，多么晴朗呀！林边树梢上画眉在吟唱，锯木厂后面的草坪上传来普鲁士军人操练的声音。
9. That night she went and sat alone upon a bench that stood beneath an oak tree at the edge of the walk. 那晚她独自一人坐在路边橡树下的长凳上，
10. He fell off the edge of the cliff. 他从悬崖边上摔了下来.