wedge

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
wedge

Plural
wedges

A wedge
  1. (countable) A wedge is something in the shape of a triangle that someone pushes under a door or into a crack.
    You can break a log into two pieces by knocking a wedge into it with a hammer.

Verb[change]

Plain form
wedge

Third-person singular
wedges

Past tense
wedged

Past participle
wedged

Present participle
wedging

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you wedge something, you force it into a narrow gap.
    He had wedged the package between the wall and the back of the sofa.
    I wedged into the alcove and listened carefully.