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Dictionary definition for: Wedge

1. (n) any shape that is triangular in cross section

2. (v) fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"

3. (n) a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments) different names are used in different sections of the United States

4. (v) squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"

5. (n) a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as c) to indicate pronunciation

6. (n) a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe

7. (n) (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole

8. (n) something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

9. (n) a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

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