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edge

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun outermost limitimeall masc1  c m uciumhais fem2  c m ucolbha masc4corr fem2  c m ushe sat on the edge of the bed shuigh sí ar chorr na leapa, shuigh sí ar cholbha na leapahe lived on the edge of town bhí cónaí air ar imeall an bhaileit was built at the river's edge tógadh é ar chiumhais na habhann, tógadh é ar bhruach na habhannshe stood on the cliff edge sheas sí ar bharr na hailleit was at the very western edge of the county bhí sé ar an taobh thiar ar fad den chontae 2 noun sharp or cutting sidefaobhar masc1  c m uthe edge of a knife faobhar scineI like to keep a good edge on my tools is maith liom faobhar maith a bheith ar mo chuid uirlisí
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun MATH where two surfaces meetfaobhar masc1  c m u 4 noun advantagebuntáiste masc4  c m ulámh in uachtarhe felt he had an edge on them bhraith sé go raibh buntáiste aige orthuthey had the edge in costs bhí praghas níos fearr acu, bhí siad níos fearr ó thaobh costas dethe site gave them an edge thug an suíomh buntáiste dóibh, ba bhuntáiste dóibh an suíomh 5 noun exciting qualityfaobhar masc1  c m ufiacail fem2  c m uhe's lost his radical edge tá an faobhar radacach caillte aige, níl sé chomh radacach agus a bhíodh 6 noun sharp or aggressive tonebior masc3  c m ufaobhar masc1  c m uthere was an edge to his voice bhí faobhar ar a ghuth, bhí bior ar a ghuth
verb
7 verb move (sth) gradually
INTRANSITIVEdruid verb  c m uteann verb  c m ucaolaigh verb  c m uhe edged closer to see theann sé isteach chun go bhfeicfeadh séour boat managed to edge in front d'éirigh lenár mbád druidim chun tosaigh
TRANSITIVEteann verb  c m udruid verb  c m uhe edged the car towards the wall theann sé an carr i dtreo an bhalla
8 verb FIN go up or down in value INTRANSITIVEdruid verb  c m ubog verb  c m uoil prices edged up d'ardaigh praghas ola 9 verb form a border TRANSITIVEciumhais a chur leimeall a chur lea low wall edges the path tá balla íseal mar chiumhais leis an gcosán 10 verb HORT trim edge of TRANSITIVEbearr verb  c m ugearr verb  c m ushe edged the lawn ghearr sí an féar ar chiumhais an ghairdín 11 verb (US), informal SPOR beat narrowly TRANSITIVEan ceann is fearr a fháil, ar éigean, arhe edged his opponent fuair sé an ceann is fearr ar éigean ar a chéile comhraic
phrases

to be on edge

bheith ar biorbheith ar tinneall

to put sb on edge

(also

to put sb's nerves on edge

) duine a chur ar biorduine a chur ar tinneall

to set sb's teeth on edge

déistin a chur ar dhuinean ghoimh a chur ar dhuine

to be close to the edge

(also

to be on the edge

) informal bheith ar tí pléascadhbheith réidh leis an gcloigeann a chailleadh

to live on the edge

gean a bheith agat ar an gcontúirtbheith beo ar an taobh tuathailbheith tugtha don bhearna bhaoil

to be on the edge of sth

bheith i mbaol rudabheith i mbéal ruda

the edge of the abyss

figurative barr na haillebéal na hanachana

to be on the edge of your seat

(also

to be on the edge of your chair

) bheith ar bísdo chroí a bheith i do bhéalbheith ar chorr do shuíocháin

to take the edge off sth

an ghoimh a bhaint as rudan faobhar a bhaint de rud

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