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edge

Maths
a. a line along which two faces or surfaces of a solid meet
b. a line joining two vertices of a graph
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

edge

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(mathematics)
A line along which two plane faces of a solid intersect.
A line segment connecting nodes or vertices in a graph (a geometric representation of the relation among situations).
The edge of a half plane is the line that bounds it. Also known as arc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Edge

(1) See edge network, edge router and edge AI.

(2) The Web browser in Windows 10. See Edge browser.

(3) A wrap-around screen feature in earlier Samsung smartphones (see Note Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge).

(4) (EDGE) (Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution/Global Evolution) A digital data service provided by GSM carriers worldwide. Debuting in 2003 and also called "Enhanced GPRS" (EGPRS), EDGE is a 2.5G technology that is part of the 3G specification. Superseding GPRS, EDGE users experience downstream data rates from 200 Kbps to 1 Mbps. When 3G or 4G service is unavailable, smartphones may drop down to the slower EDGE service. See cellular generations, Wi-Fi vs. cellular, GSM, GPRS, TDMA and UWC-136.


Dual Support
If an iPhone 3G finds a 3G cell tower, it uses the higher HSDPA speed. However, it throttles down to EDGE (E) if a 3G HSDPA channel is not available. See HSPA.




Dual Support
If an iPhone 3G finds a 3G cell tower, it uses the higher HSDPA speed. However, it throttles down to EDGE (E) if a 3G HSDPA channel is not available. See HSPA.
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"Of course; can't you see?" and again the kitten wandered into the air and back to the edge of the roof.
As I sat gazing at it a figure appeared at the very edge. It was that of a young girl in whose hair was a gorgeous bloom plucked from some flowering tree of the forest.
Six trips he made in the five hours before Basuli reached the kopje, and at the end of that time he had transported forty-eight ingots to the edge of the great boulder, carrying upon each trip a load which might well have staggered two ordinary men, yet his giant frame showed no evidence of fatigue, as he helped to raise his ebon warriors to the hill top with the rope that had been brought for the purpose.
When we reached the edge of the cliff I looked over and saw our good old black Zambo sitting smoking on a rock below us.
At the other end of the series we have the cells of the hive-bee, placed in a double layer: each cell, as is well known, is an hexagonal prism, with the basal edges of its six sides bevelled so as to join on to a pyramid, formed of three rhombs.
It was rusty and dull, but I turned the grindstone while Louis gave it an edge. I slept more soundly than usual that night.
"Look you here, sentry, and you shall see how I came and how close a shave I had to not coming at all," I answered, turning toward the edge of the roof, where, twenty feet below, at the end of my strap, hung all my weapons.
Her eyes moved back and forth between the apes and the edge of the jungle toward which they were gazing until at last she perceived the object of their halt and the thing that they awaited.
On a colossal pedestal, the cliff, - motionless at the extreme edge of the capping rock and sharply outlined against the sky, - was an equestrian statue of impressive dignity.
Sniffing suspiciously, he circled the edge of the pit.
The larger and the lighter particles worked to the surface, and these, by a skilful dipping movement of the pan, he spilled out and over the edge. Occasionally, to expedite matters, he rested the pan and with his fingers raked out the large pebbles and pieces of rock.
The two girls would wander for miles along the edge of the cornfields, hunting for ground-cherries.