wedged

adjective
\ 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 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, "Experiment finds that gravity still works down to 50 micrometers," 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, "Audi's Updated Q7 Builds on a Solid Foundation," 5 Mar. 2020 Child car safety seats, with their wedged latches and twisted straps, are a pain to install. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "Seat Check Saturday aims to fix what most parents get wrong," 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of wedged

1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Wedged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wedged. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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