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Meaning of "wedge-shaped" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WEDGE-SHAPED

wedge-shaped  [ˈwɛdʒʃeɪpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WEDGE-SHAPED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wedge-Shaped is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WEDGE-SHAPED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wedge-shaped in the English dictionary

The definition of wedge-shaped in the dictionary is shaped like a wedge.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WEDGE-SHAPED


almond-shaped
ˈɑːməndˌʃeɪpt
barrel-shaped
ˈbærəlˌʃeɪpt
bell-shaped
ˈbɛlˌʃeɪpt
boat-shaped
ˈbəʊtˌʃeɪpt
brickshaped
ˈbrɪkˌʃeɪpt
cigar-shaped
sɪˈɡɑːˌʃeɪpt
crescent-shaped
ˈkrɛs əntʃeɪpt
diamond-shaped
ˈdaɪəməndˌʃeɪpt
egg-shaped
ˈɛɡʃeɪpt
fan-shaped
ˈfænˌʃeɪpt
gourd-shaped
ˈɡʊədˌʃeɪpt
heart-shaped
ˈhɑːtʃeɪpt
L-shaped
ˈɛlʃeɪpt
O-shaped
ˈəʊˌʃeɪpt
onion-shaped
ˈʌnjənˌʃeɪpt
oval-shaped
ˈəʊvəlˌʃeɪpt
pear-shaped
ˈpɛəʃeɪpt
T-shaped
ˈtiːˌʃeɪpt
U-shaped
ˈjuːˌʃeɪpt
V-shaped
ˈviːˌʃeɪpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WEDGE-SHAPED

wedding present
wedding reception
wedding ring
wedding vows
Wedekind
wedeln
wedge
wedge heel
wedge issue
wedge-heeled
wedge-heeled shoes
wedge-like
wedge-soled
wedge-tailed eagle
wedgewise
wedgie
Wedgwood
Wedgwood blue
wedgy
wedlock

WORDS THAT END LIKE WEDGE-SHAPED

caped
cropped
developed
dropped
equipped
escaped
go pear-shaped
heaped
kidney-shaped
landscaped
shipped
stepped
stopped
striped
swapped
to go pear-shaped
unreaped
unsoaped
well-shaped
wrapped

Synonyms and antonyms of wedge-shaped in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wedge-shaped» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WEDGE-SHAPED

Find out the translation of wedge-shaped to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wedge-shaped from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wedge-shaped» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

楔形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en forma de cuña
570 millions of speakers

English

wedge-shaped
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पच्चर के आकार का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إسفين على شكل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клиновидных
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em forma de cunha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কীলকাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en forme de coin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbentuk baji
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

keilförmig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

くさび形の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쐐기 모양의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shaped baji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nêm hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆப்பு-வடிவ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाचर घालून घट्ट बसवणे आकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kama şeklinde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a forma di cuneo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

klinowo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клиновидних
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în formă de pană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σφηνοειδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wigvormig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kil - formad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kileformet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wedge-shaped

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WEDGE-SHAPED»

The term «wedge-shaped» is regularly used and occupies the 83.278 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WEDGE-SHAPED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wedge-shaped

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WEDGE-SHAPED»

Discover the use of wedge-shaped in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wedge-shaped and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Periodontology
A further consequence, especially if the patient continues improper tooth brushing (horizontal) wedge- shaped defects may form, which are often highly sensitive. In elderly patients, especially those with advanced dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's), ...
Herbert F. Wolf, Thomas M. Hassell, 2006
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Comprehensive Physics for Engineers
Narinder Kumar. wedge-shaped air-film between the plates, if on viewing the film normally with monochromatic blue light of wavelength 4800 A, there are 18 bands per centimetre. _. 5893. x. 10'8. 2><1x-L 10 Two optically flat glass plates,  ...
Narinder Kumar, 2005
3
A General System of Gardening and Botany: Containing a ...
23 H. Ai.Niroi.iA (Lin. spec. 942.) leaves smooth, obovate- wedge-shaped, very obtuse, crenate, emarginate, plaited ; stipulas ovate, awl-shaped at the apex ; peduncles usually 2-3- flowered, disposed in racemes at the tops of the branches .
George Don, 1831
4
Domains in Ferroic Crystals and Thin Films
8.3.3.2 Needle-Shaped and Wedge-Shaped Domains Needle-shaped and wedge-shaped domains1 are observed very frequently in the majority of ferroelastic crystals. The term ''needle-shaped'' is used for domains schematically shown in ...
Alexander Tagantsev, L. Eric Cross, Jan Fousek, 2010
5
American Beginnings: The Prehistory and Palaeoecology of ...
... (36); single-platform, double-faced (5); double-platform (bipolar), single-faced ( 9); double- platform, double-faced (6); multiple-platform, mul- tifaceted (1); amorphous, with unsystematic preform reduction techniques (15); wedge-shaped (14); ...
Frederick Hadleigh West, Constance F. West, 1996
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Liver MRI: Correlation with other Imaging Modalities and ...
Fig. 23.1. Metastasis, colorectal, recurrent after hemihepatectomy, drawings. T2 fatsat: twometastases and wedge-shaped edemaare visible; T1 in-phase: larger metastasis is better visible than the smaller one; ART: metastases show irregular  ...
Shahid M. Hussain, J.L. Gollan, R.C. Semelka, 2007
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Exercise-Induced Acute Renal Failure: Acute Renal Failure ...
The area of wedge-shaped contrast enhancement increased with the increase in serum creatinine level. When the serum creatinine level exceeded 5 or 6 mg/dl, diffuse contrast enhancement involved the entire kidney. However, even in ...
Isao Ishikawa, 2008
8
A Desire for Women: Relational Psychoanalysis, Writing, and ...
CHAPTER. THREE. A. Wedge-Shaped. Core. of. Darkness. Representing. the. Mother. Art and Mother-Daughter Attunement Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse not only explores the daughter's desire with exquisite complexity but also ...
Suzanne Juhasz, 2003
9
Periodontology
A further consequence, especially if the patient continues improper tooth brushing (horizontal) wedge-shaped defects may form, which are often highly sensitive. In elderly patients, especially those with advanced dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's), ...
Herbert F. Wolf, Klaus H. Rateitschak, 2005
10
From the Yenisei to the Yukon: Interpreting Lithic ...
wedge-shaped cores, ski-shaped spalls (refitted), microblades, leaf-shaped and oval bifaces (points/knives), end scrapers, transverse burins, and pendants were found (figure 6.4, 12—22). The assemblage is similar to that investigated in ...
Ted Goebel, Ian Buvit, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WEDGE-SHAPED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wedge-shaped is used in the context of the following news items.
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BLOG: Why are some cataracts wedge-shaped?
In my clinic, the patients are typically in their 60s, 70s and 80s, the time of life when cataracts become more pronounced and start to necessitate surgery. «Healio, Jun 15»
2
Tiny wedge-shaped cabin by Todd Saunders has a terrace …
This wedge-shaped cabin, installed by architect Todd Saunders in the garden of a Norwegian home, appears to have had a chunk cut away from its middle to ... «Dezeen, May 15»
3
Deadly tornado damages nearly every home in Midwest town
A large, wedge-shaped tornado, was captured on video by storm chasers near Rochelle, Illinois on April 9, 2015. Landmark restaurant. North of Rochelle, a ... «wtvr.com, Apr 15»
4
Severe weather: Tornadoes hit Iowa, Illinois, Ohio
... Reddit · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Email. A large, wedge-shaped tornado, was captured on video by storm chasers near Rochelle, Illinois on April 9, 2015. (CNN). × ... «fox5sandiego.com, Apr 15»
5
Europe's IXV mini 'spaceplane' set to fly
The wedge-shaped craft is designed to gather information on how space objects fall back to Earth. Engineers could use the data to inform a range of future ... «BBC News, Feb 15»
6
Can a Specially Designed Body Pillow Prevent Your Acid Reflux?
But wedge-shaped pillows can be uncomfortable and don't always keep you in an upright position all night. Can an Engineered Body Pillow Prevent Your Acid ... «Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic, Nov 14»
7
DeltaWing designers pitch wedge-shaped street car
DeltaWing Technologies Inc., the Atlanta-area developer of the DeltaWing race car, wants to license its unusual wedge-shaped design to automakers as a ... «Automotive News, May 14»
8
MB design boss: No more 'wedge-shaped cars'
We're not doing wedge-shaped cars anymore. Wedge-shape for me is kind of late '90s, a bit dated. We've actually been inspired more by 1930s-era streamline ... «Automotive News, May 14»
9
Sony KDL-60W850B
The Bottom Line Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs. 7.3 Overall. Design 8.0. «CNET, Apr 14»
10
Mysterious Moon Base Discovered? Not So Fast.
Earlier this month, when a few high-traffic news websites reported a strange object or wedge-shaped craft on Google Moon, I was skeptical. Surprised, too ... «Discover Magazine, Jan 14»

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