How to use Wedges in a sentence
In Greek times the iron chisels are shorter and merge into wedges (39).
Most of it was made, by bursting the rock by means of wooden wedges, through the solid granite, and its outside parapet was supported by walls of brick resting on ledges far below.
Halve and remove the core if woody then cut the pineapple into wedges.
Where the rail-gauge is narrow and great weight is not desired, blocking girders are provided across the under side of the truck; these are arranged so that, by means of wedges or screws, they can be made to increase the base.
In driving levels it is necessary to cut grooves vertically parallel to the walls, a process known as shearing; but the most important operation is that known as holing or kirving, which consists in cutting a notch or groove in the floor of the seam to a depth of about 3 ft., measured back from the face, so as to leave the overhanging part unsupported, which then either falls of its own accord within a few hours, or is brought down either by driving wedges along the top, or by blasting.Advertisement
In shallower masses a groove was run, and then holes, apparently for wedges, were sunk deeper in the course of it; whether wetted wood was used for the expansive force is not known, but it is probable, as no signs are visible of crushing the granite by hard wedges.
Wedges should not be used due to the risk of them becoming a projectile (This has caused fatalities in the past ).
Very long wedges are normally horizontal because the writing has a fundamental orientation toward narrow horizontal row horizontal rows of graphs.
Shops selling skiing tat, expensive bars, bare concrete architecture with wedges of frozen slush on each step.
Used on all our canvases, tension wedges keep the canvas taut over time.Advertisement
Serve warm with the butter smeared over the top and lemon wedges served on the side.
Pairs of wooden wedges were then driven into the vertical joints of the stones.
In a small bowl, mix together the eating apple, cut into thin wedges, and fresh sage sprigs.
For a tasty treat, serve with spicy potato wedges or fried chips.
Very long wedges are normally horizontal because the writing has a fundamental orientation toward narrow horizontal rows of graphs.Advertisement
A standard bread knife is serrated on the wrong side for left-hand cutting and curves off to the right, making thick uneven wedges.
Serve the terrine cut into slices with salad leaves and lemon wedges.
Such wedges were once an important woodcraft tool, because they were used in splitting trunks and poles.
Breeders commonly refer to this type as "wedges."
Apple wedges are ideal, but a maraschino cherry is a great choice too.Advertisement
Stir each drink with a stir stick and garnish the glasses with lime wedges, if desired.
Keep lime wedges, lemon and orange slices, stemmed maraschino cherries, olives and cocktail onions on hand to dress up different cocktails.
You can get makeup wedges or rounds in the cosmetics part of any drugstore.
Buy whichever style you feel most comfortable working with, but wedges are usually easiest to work with because the corners are conducive to precise application.
End the meal on a sweet note with bunuelos, deep fried tortilla wedges soaked in honey with a dollop of whipped cream.Advertisement
Serve the pancake cut into wedges and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Wedges are great for giving short girls a little height boost without the difficulty of teetering on heels.
Wedges in natural shades and fabrics, such as brown leather or natural cork, are perfect for day or night and match anything in your wardrobe.
Instead of piping a border around the bottom or top of a cake with buttercream frosting, use cookie wedges, jelly beans, chocolate pieces, or other candies to form a pattern and define the shape of the cake.
Draw smiley faces on strawberries, fruit wedges, or pieces of candy, and arrange them in a pattern on top of the cake.
Additionally, there are quite a few benefits to plus size women opting for boots over traditional pumps and wedges.
This one will look especially cute paired with a pair of red wedges or strappy sandals.
A knee length legging-style short can be paired with a tunic, a tunic-length tank or mini-dress and wedges or sandals with a heel for a fun evening look.
Other tunics are quite casual and look great with jeans and flats or wedges.
If you carry your weight more around the middle, you may want to choose denim shorts that come to mid-thigh, worn with a loose fitting blouse and a pair of wedges to accentuate your legs.
For some people, the use of pillow wedges can help prevent back sleeping.
The new twist on this game allows you to bet against others, steal player's game wedges and get extra rewards for speedy answers.
It is made of soft plastic tubing with hard wedges of plastic inserted on the tilt side.
Place the apple wedges standing on end around the edge of the pan.
Arrange the remaining apple wedges around the center of the pan.
Wedges were yet another popular style in the 1980s.
Wear wedges, sandals, high heels or kitten heels to add shapely details to your legs, including thigh and calf definition and an elongated silhouette.
Instead, wear it with low wedges or flats like thong sandals or rubber flip flops.
Despite that, it's an uncomplicated piece - just throw it on, slip into a pair of wedges and enjoy easy, quick beauty.
If you're feeling saucy, this style will look amazing with wedges and pumps.
A dressier style is beautiful on a balmy summer evening, especially with a pair of wedges.
A pair of ballet flats is a comfortable choice for everyday wear, but if you prefer heels, wedges or espadrilles are natural partners for the airy maxi dress.
Choose wedges or pumps that show off your legs.
When it comes to relaxing, dining or indoor events, wear open-to slides, cork wedges or heels.
Sandals, both flat and low-heeled, and wedges are fine for warm seasons.
Wedges, platforms, and kitten heels will look more casual and innocent than stilettos and will keep the look more daytime-appropriate.
Add a classic chain-strap bag and peep-toe wedges or heels to complete the look.
Just as there are pie wedges for the regular version of Trivial Pursuit, the Disney Edition includes scoring wedges in the shape of Mickey ears.
To start game play, each player has a token and six colored "wedges."
Each box set also comes with Mickey-shaped wedges, a specialized cardholder, and a special sorcerer's hat for kids.
Later the Baby Phat shoe line expanded to include a variety of styles such as stilettos, wedges, boots, and even baby shoes.
Stacked heels and wedges are available in dressy sandals.
Sandals, sneakers, heels, and wedges are all available in Steve Madden's modern, sexy style!
They're wedges, obviously, but they're also metallic.
However, you might compromise by buying a colorful pair of wedges for "special occasions."
A pair of this season's cork wedges, for instance, will set you back around $95, while a pair of classic thong sandals are currently priced at $70.
Patent leather features heavily this season, with pumps and wedges available in both black and turquoise.
Even a classic pair of wedges are given an unusual cut-out heel featuring that quirky shape.
Find them in fishnet, with six-inch heels and patent leather wedges, mostly in black.
Dress an outfit up with knee high boots that feature any type of heels you like--wedges, stilettos, from one inch to four; or try on a pair of flat boots for a more casual vibe.
Wedge heels feature large in Jessica Simpson's shoe collection, with the star perhaps drawing inspiration from her role as Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard to create an entire line of comfortable, cork-soled wedges.
If, like Jessica, you like your heels high, wedges make an excellent choice of shoe as the style is high enough to be flattering yet still comfortable enough to wear for long periods at a time.
Finally, replicate Jessica's Daisy Duke style--if you're brave enough--in a tiny pair of denim hotpants paired with those fabulous cork-soled wedges.
They have multiple styles of both stilettos and wedges of all lengths and have a variety of block and Cuban heels as well.
Aldo has a nice selection of wedges, ankle boots and knee-high boots, most in traditional colors and materials.
Other hot heels are kitten heels and wedges.
Pumps in red patent leather and wedges in metallic bronze leather are the perfect compliment to any fashionable wardrobe.
The dress collection includes styles ranging from stiletto to sensible low-heeled pieces, patent pumps, and platform wedges.
Socially conscious Kenneth Cole carries a stunning array of pumps, slingbacks, wedges and boots.
Shoes come in different shapes, and a size 7 in pumps may be an 8 in wedges.
From cute flats to dramatic wedges, Michael Antonio provides sandals, dress shoes, and boots for the sophisticated woman.
Dugans are peeptoe wedges and are absolutely adorable in their summer bright colors.
While huge rubber wedges were popular in platforms, cork was also often used to give wearers a lift.
Shoe aficionados will find everything from flat sandals and heels to flip flops and wedges.
The online shoe collection is organized into shoes, boots, pumps, sandals, wedges, flats, evening, loafers and slippers.
Wedges are more comfortable than heels because the wedge usually runs the length of the sole.
The wedge's flat sole makes walking much easier, and often it's easier to gain up to four inches in a pair of wedges than it would be in a pair of stilettos!
With so many designers churning out wedges every year, it's no surprise that the shoe remains one of the most popular styles available.
T-strap wedges are some of the hottest shoes in the women's fashion world.
Wedges are available in numerous styles, from chic, summery sandals to sexy winter boots.
In addition to this classic style, the lineup for men, women and children has grown over the years to include sandals, flats, heels, wedges, boots, flip flops, slip ons, medical and work footwear and much more.
From cute summer wedges and stylish flats to corporate slip-ons and dressy slingback heels, there are styles available to suit all women.
Unfortunately, typical summer shoes, such as high-heel wedges and even basic flats, may not always be practical for diabetics.
From suede wedges to stylish booties, you'll find them all.
If you prefer to stand tall but don't feel comfortable walking in traditional heels, consider a pair of platform wedges, instead.
Look to Pour La Victoire and Bridal by Butter for platform wedding wedges with pretty details, like bows and rhinestones.
Brocade fabric can be used on sandals, pumps, flats, wedges and even on bridal boots.
In fact, some Gucci wedges push the design to a truly cutting edge level.
By mid-summer, designers are already debuting their fall lines, so the best time to shop for Gucci wedges begins at the tail end of January or beginning of February, when stores begin to stock spring merchandise.
If wedges are your favored footwear, but Vogue moguls have nixed them for the upcoming season, then you'll need to do a lot of back season hunting in order to procure a genuine Gucci wedge.
Gucci wedges are readily available on the label's official website, and Net-a-Porter.com is also a source of Gucci's hottest items.
Since Gucci wedges are not always available, many shoppers will resort to online auction sites like eBay to find a pair.
In the same year, Gucci's Clemence platform wedges were also a favorite of many notable celebrities.
Be aware that wedges are really best for a daytime look.
All this aside, not all Gucci wedges are alike in their design.
Cork and fabric models, and any wedges included within the Gucci signature line, can be daytime staples.
All of Cole Haan's wedges incorporate this special technology in their construction.
Whether for work or play, there are plenty of Cole Haan wedges to suit every facet of the busy woman's lifestyle.
While many ankle cuff styles are simple leather or suede flat sandals with a loop for one toe or a strap across the top of the foot, you will find wedges, heels, and clogs from all sorts of materials in any color imaginable.
Some styles, like the wedges and ballet flats, could almost be considered trendy, though they err on the side of reliable, classic shoes that go with everything.
The classic dartboard bullseye has a small circle at the center, two wider circles nearer the edges, and a pattern of alternating wedges pointing in from the edges to the center.
Discrimination can drive wedges between sectors of the population and misunderstandings can arise between people of different groups.
Have you ever found yourself forgetting that you were supposed to bring the orange wedges for soccer practice?
The chores are listed in colored wedges around the circle, and then a smaller, inner circle lists everyone's names.
To serve brie, a complete wheel of brie is sliced into wedges.
Fresh greens, wedges of tomato, red onion and Kalamata olives form the base of this dish.
Anther popular option is cantaloupe or honeydew wedges wrapped with prosciutto.
The arrangement is, in fact, a modification of the plug and feather system used in stone quarrying for obtaining large blocks, but with the substitution of the powerful rending force of the hydraulic press for handpower in driving up the wedges.
He, in fact, endeavours to prove that a bird wedges itself forward upon the air by the perpendicular vibration of its wings, the wings during their action forming a wedge, the base of which (c b e) is directed towards the head of the bird, the apex (a f) being directed towards the tail (d).
I will try to locate and to gain permission to reproduce original magazine articles and road tests of TVR wedges in the motoring press.
This continued until a minority of citizens, motivated by bigotry, began to drive wedges between elements in our society.
Place the olive oil in a large frying pan over a high heat and add the fennel wedges.
Like irons, wedges become more forgiving as the sole gets wider, but for a different reason.
Wooden wedges (see replacing hafts and handles ). Rivets.
Trim your iceberg lettuce, cut into six wedges.
At each extremity of the box a bag of oil-meal was placed between two perforated iron plates, next to which were inserted filling-up pieces of wood, two of which were oblique, so that the wedges which exercised the pressure could be readily driven home.
When the coal has been under-cut for a sufficient length, the struts are withdrawn, and the overhanging mass is allowed to fall during the time that the workmen are out of the pit, or it may be brought down by driving wedges, or if it be of a compact character a blast in a borehole near the roof may be required.
It consists of a small hydraulic press, which forces a set of expanding bits or wedges into a bore-hole previously bored by a long screw augur or drill, worked by hand, the action of the press being continued until a sufficient strain is obtained to bring down the coal.
The material is sometimes won by the aid of channelling machines which make a series of cuts at right angles to each other in the face of the rock; a block is then broken off at its base by wedges forced into the cuts, and its removal permits access to other blocks.
This is a plate made of two equal wedges of quartz, that can be moved over one another so as to vary its thickness, and are cut so that the faces of the plate are parallel to the optic axis, which in the first wedge is perpendicular and in the second is parallel to the refracting edge.
It consists of two principal parts, an oblong rectangular box with an arrangement of plates, blocks and wedges, and over it a framework with heavy stampers which produce the pressure by their fall.
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A typical German find is at Taubach, near Weimar, where almond-shaped stone wedges, small flint knives, and roughly-hacked pieces of porphyry and quartz are found, together with the remains of elephants.
These are then removed, and the coal is allowed to fall, wedges or blasting being employed when necessary.