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    knife edge
  1. knife edge

    • n.
      the edge of a knife.;(of creases or pleats in a garment) very fine
    • noun: knife-edge, plural noun: knife-edges

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    • 1. the edge of a knife.
    • (of creases or pleats in a garment) very fine knife-edge creases
    • a tense or uncertain situation, especially one finely balanced between success and failure they have been living on a knife edge since his libel action
    • a steel wedge on which a pendulum or other device oscillates or is balanced.
    • a narrow, sharp ridge; an arête.
    • n.
      the edge of a knife.

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