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1. trailing

noun. ['ˈtreɪlɪŋ'] the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind.

Synonyms

  • pursual
  • pursuit
  • chase
  • following

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • leading

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Words that Rhyme with Trailing Edge

  • eldredge
  • alldredge
  • sledge
  • pledge
  • fledge
  • dredge
  • allege
  • wedge
  • sege
  • sedge
  • rehg
  • ledge
  • hedge

Example sentences of the word trailing-edge


1. Noun Phrase
Flaps, which are movable surfaces on the trailing edge of the wing near the fuselage, are lowered.

2. Noun Phrase
Remove the screw at the top trailing edge of the door panel with the Phillips screwdriver.

2. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] the boundary of a surface.

Synonyms

  • limb
  • brink
  • bounds
  • border
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.

Synonyms

  • side
  • knife edge
  • trailing edge
  • bevel
  • cant
  • groin
  • cutting edge
  • brim
  • milling
  • razor edge
  • curbing
  • deckle edge
  • deckle
  • lip
  • rim
  • chamfer
  • kerb
  • featheredge
  • bezel
  • leading edge

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • descent
  • ascent
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] a line determining the limits of an area.

Synonyms

  • bound
  • rim
  • lower bound
  • upper bound
  • verge
  • line
  • brink
  • perimeter
  • margin
  • border
  • boundary
  • fringe
  • thalweg
  • periphery
  • threshold

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • inactivity
  • natural object

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. edge

verb. ['ˈɛdʒ'] advance slowly, as if by inches.

Synonyms

  • move on
  • go on
  • pass on
  • inch
  • march on
  • advance

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • lower
  • increase

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] a slight competitive advantage.

Synonyms

  • favourable position
  • superiority

Antonyms

  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] the attribute of urgency in tone of voice.

Synonyms

  • sharpness

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • empty

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. edge

noun. ['ˈɛdʒ'] the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something.

Synonyms

  • shoulder
  • selvedge
  • limit
  • berm
  • luff
  • molding
  • border
  • demarcation
  • hem
  • roadside
  • demarcation line
  • moulding
  • selvage

Antonyms

  • front
  • rear
  • windward
  • reverse

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. edge

verb. ['ˈɛdʒ'] provide with an edge.

Antonyms

  • curve

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. edge

verb. ['ˈɛdʒ'] lie adjacent to another or share a boundary.

Synonyms

  • march
  • adjoin
  • contact
  • touch
  • butt
  • abut
  • neighbor
  • butt against
  • border
  • meet
  • butt on

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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