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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwedgewedge1 /wedʒ/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TITZa piece of wood, metal etc that has one thick edge and one pointed edge and is used especially for keeping a door open or for splitting wood2 DFa piece of food shaped like a wedge 🔊 Garnish with lemon wedges.wedge of 🔊 a wedge of cheese3 → wedges → drive a wedge between somebody at drive1(13), the thin end of the wedge at thin1(11)
Examples from the Corpus
wedge• The men of violence want to drive a wedge between the forces of law and order and the people they protect.• Instead of driving a wedge between lovers, a child can expand and deepen that love.• While sauce is cooking, in another large saute pan, saute apple wedges in butter until lightly browned.• He pulled out his wedge, sailed the ball over the knoll and it rolled into the cup.• lemon wedges• Her hair was stiff and phosphorous, a dome-like wedge.• Ultimately such thinking becomes a psychological, relational and spiritual wedge between men and women.• Carefully cut a thin wedge out of the cake.