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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

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.

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.