- vt. 楔入；挤进；楔住
- vi. 楔入；挤进
- n. 楔子；楔形物；导致分裂的东西
- n. (Wedge)人名；(英)韦奇
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- wedge (n.)
- Old English wecg "a wedge," from Proto-Germanic *wagjaz (cognates: Old Norse veggr, Middle Dutch wegge, Dutch wig, Old High German weggi "wedge," dialectal German Weck "wedge-shaped bread roll"), of uncertain origin; perhaps related to Latin vomer "plowshare." From 1610s in reference to other things shaped like a wedge. Of women's shoes or shoe-heels, from 1939. Wedge issue is attested from 1999.
- wedge (v.)
- early 15c., "jam in place with a wedge; tighten with a wedge," from wedge (n.). Figurative sense "drive or pack (into)" is from 1720. Meaning "split (something) apart with a wedge" attested by 1853. Related: Wedged; wedging.
- 1. I started to feel Toby was driving a wedge between us.
- 2. Wedge the plug into the hole.
- 3. He hammered the wedge into the crack in the stone.
- 4. Put a wedge under the door so that it will stay open.
- 5. The box won't wedge into such a narrow space.
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