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Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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Examples of edging in a Sentence

the lace edging on the sleeves gives a blouse a pleasingly feminine look
Recent Examples on the Web These two lawn care activities are fairly similar to edging, and certain edgers adjust to allow these functions to be performed for more versatility. Anthony Marcusa, chicagotribune.com, "How to edge a lawn," 4 Apr. 2021 Building on the classic leather upper and flat ‘cassette’ sole of the Promyx shoe, the Promyx Space is maxed out with 90s basketball details such as bold edging and rubber spoilers for an iconic new shape. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, "How Streetwear Sneakers Are Winning As The New Exclusivity," 10 Mar. 2021 But furniture manufacturers later adapted the style to create pieces that look similar but have applied molding as the edging, as on your table. Washington Post, "Can the pie-crust molding on my antique table be repaired?," 8 Mar. 2021 At the top center was a piece of blue shipping tape with jagged edging, which drew comparisons to Hitler's mustache. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "Amazon quietly updates mobile app icon that drew comparisons to Hitler mustache," 3 Mar. 2021 Note, the Department of Agriculture and Forestry does not regulate simple yard work, such as cutting lawns, edging and hand weeding beds. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "For landscape projects, know which type of professional you need to hire and how to find one," 13 Jan. 2021 Clients, from teenagers to couples celebrating milestone anniversaries, can customize the lettering, edging, and enamel colors, though black remains most popular. Whitney Robinson, Town & Country, "Hawaiian Name Bracelets Are an Instant Heirloom," 28 Oct. 2020 Besides the glow-in-the-dark shutters, her home is adorned with jigsaw cut outs, scalloped edging and blue and white tiles that add dimension to the façade. R. Stephanie Bruno, NOLA.com, "'Doll house' is fairy-tale-worthy on the outside, sophisticated on the inside," 22 Oct. 2020 To deter swelling, cover the MDF edges with wood veneer, plastic laminate, solid-wood edging, or two coats of polyurethane varnish. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "What Is MDF, and Is It Right for Your Next Project?," 7 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of edging

1558, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

25 Apr 2021

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“Edging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edging. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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