\ ˈwejd How to pronounce wedged (audio) , ˈwe-jəd How to pronounce wedged (audio) \

Definition of wedged

: shaped like a wedge

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Examples of wedged in a Sentence

the pebble in the heel of his shoe was pretty well wedged
Recent Examples on the Web For several days, tug boats have been working away to dig around and pull out the most wedged part of the ship. Washington Post, 25 Mar. 2021 That disruption caused the ship to become wedged sideways across the canal. Washington Post, 25 Mar. 2021 The wedged disc design gives a set of three rotational frequencies, so the instrumentation errors can be filtered out by examining changes that are common to all three frequencies. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, 6 Apr. 2020 For drivers hoping to bridge the gap in three-row transport between wedged minivans and truck-like building blocks, the Q7 presents a tall-car alternative. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 5 Mar. 2020 Child car safety seats, with their wedged latches and twisted straps, are a pain to install. Robert Duffer,, 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of wedged

1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Wedged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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