edge up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v edge up push one's way into (a space)
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Quotations

  • Logan Pearsall Smith
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    “Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.”

Usage

In literature:

I climbed up onto the edge of that hogshead that the workmen had left right beside the trellis that runs up by my window.
"Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore" by Amy Brooks
He went to the edge of the walk, gathered up some gravel and threw it against a window in his mother's room on the second floor.
"The Sword of Antietam" by Joseph A. Altsheler
In summer the lower edges of the skin are rolled up, and the wind blowing through, it is a cool, shady retreat.
"The Old Santa Fe Trail" by Henry Inman
When she saw Mr. Carr she looked up, showing an edge of white teeth in the most unembarrassed of smiles.
"The Green Mouse" by Robert W. Chambers
By riding along the edge of this gorge I kept up with them.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
The city was edging up, trying to crowd him off his land.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1"
Little by little I edged up the stream, and found presently that the water shoaled toward the heap of driftwood.
"The Way of a Man" by Emerson Hough
A lane 70 feet wide extended along the Barrier edge, and Killers were chasing up and down it like racehorses.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Cut holes with a knife round the edges, to pass the cords through, as you lash up to the top-rails of the boat.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
I climbed up, and, dropping in with both feet, avoiding the splinters and the nails, sat on the sawed edge, ready for total immersion.
"A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others" by F. Hopkinson Smith
The chambers are formed of large slabs set up on edge.
"Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders" by T. Eric Peet
We went to a place where the Dutch had built a platform way up in a tree on the edge of the woods.
""Same old Bill, eh Mable!"" by Edward Streeter
Steps of rock lead up the stony slope from the water's edge to the houses.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
He piled them up under the oak tree at the edge of the woods.
"Bunny Rabbit's Diary" by Mary Frances Blaisdell
A sharp crackling sound came up from the harbor, where the tide fumbled at the edges of black ice.
"The Harbor Master" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
In the exquisite peace of this garden at the edge of the Nile a storm was surging up within her.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
A sharp adze stuck up with a shining edge that gleamed dangerously down there like a wicked smile.
"The Nigger Of The "Narcissus" A Tale Of The Forecastle" by Joseph Conrad
He must have seen the group of men huddled at the edge of the grove, for he drew up his horse, calling my name.
"My Lady of Doubt" by Randall Parrish
Most persons would wade across, and cast up-stream to the edge of it; and if a trout was still there he would be watching out for that.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
Looking up you saw the two jagged edges of the eaves, like great tattered wings spread towards each other.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
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In poetry:

And round the edges of thy cup
Men wrought thee marvels out of gold,
Strong snakes with lean throats lifted up,
Large eyes whereon the brows had hold,
And scaly things their slime kept cold.
"Aholibah" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
At night the sea falls sharper, the moon fills
their footprints up, and crowding from far out
the waves press earnestly on the streaming edge
of the wire-bright tidemark, and still the prisoners sing
"Pick Upon Pick . . ." by Alexander Comfort
Mi kitchen aw find amang th' rocks up oth moor,
An at neet under th' edge ov a haystack aw snoor,
An a wide spreeadin branch keeps th' cold rain off mi nop,
Wol aw listen to th' stormcock at pipes up oth top;
Aw live, an awm jolly, &c.
"A Jolly Beggar" by John Hartley
Hard by, just over the streamlet's edge
A great rock towered in might,
High up, half hidden in moss and sedge,
Were safe little nooks and bright;
Ah well for the bird with her tender breast,
Had she flown to the rock to build her nest!
"Too Low" by Marietta Holley
Besides, things sort not to my will,
Ev'n when my will doth studie thy renown:
Thou turnest th' edge of all things on me still,
Taking me up to throw me down:
So that, ev'n when my hopes seem to be sped,
I am to grief alive, to them as dead.
"The Crosse" by George Herbert
Mi kitchen aw find amang th' rocks up o'th' moor,
An' at neet under th' edge ov a haystack aw snoor,
An' a wide spreeadin branch keeps th' cold rain off mi nop,
Wol aw listen to th' stormcock 'at pipes up o'th top;
Aw live, an' aw'm jolly, &c.
"The Gypsy’s Song" by John Hartley

In news:

Using the edge of the outfeed table as a reference, mark the movement of the block from where the knife picks up the block to where it lets it down.
This year's playoffs picked up exactly where last year's dramatic seven-game World Series ended: on the edge of a cliff.
Workers also are reshaping and cleaning up the slope to help prevent further sloughing at the landslide 's edge.
Household debt up north edges past the American figure as recent prosperity has driven demand for bigger and better housing.
Knife lubrication Dienes Overath Germany Dienes has developed a continuous knife lubrication system (DGM 20103208) to reduce the amount of deposit build-up on the knife edges during the slitting procedure as fast as possible.
Stocks edge higher, extending a winning streak, as the Fed wraps up a two-day meeting .
Stocks edge up, but Hewlett-Packard sinks on CEO Meg Whitman's outlook.
Romney edges into mop -up phase of campaign.
West Covina edges Muir , sets up rematch with La Serna.
Democrats had the edge in use of social media in the 2008 election campaign, but Republicans caught up in 2010, a new report finds.
Hospital PPI edges up in November .
Fold a little less than one-third of the bottom edge up (as indicated by the line).
The City of Huntsville's Street & Solid Waste departments will pick up natural Christmas trees at the streets' edge each weekday from Jan 2 through Jan 6.
The couple hit up Racer's Edge Indoor Karting in Burbank to burn some rubber before rounding off the night at Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood.
Poodles were bred for hunting, and London gets psyched up for the hunt for trophies and blue ribbons with his personal theme song, "The Edge of Glory" sung by Lady Gaga.
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In science:

Along the axes at the edges of the volume the errors are up to a factor of two, but W is very small and oscillates, making these errors unimportant.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Overall, the agreement is excellent up to the edge of the SAURON field of view.
Probing the stellar populations of early-type galaxies: the SAURON survey
Spins above the edge are down, and those below it are up.
Domains and Interfaces in Random Fields
It has two vertices (the north and south pole, N , S ), edges ei between them corresponding to si , and for each 2-element set {i, j} ⊂ I , a disk Dij whose boundary is identified with the circle made up by ei and ej .
New deformations of group algebras of Coxeter groups
The upper edge of the convex polygon performs a directed walk taking steps to the right and up until it reaches the top of the rectangle where it turns and then performs a directed walk with steps to the right and down.
Perimeter Generating Functions For The Mean-Squared Radius Of Gyration Of Convex Polygons
Likewise the lower edge performs a directed walk with right and down steps until it hits the bottom of the rectangle where it turns and takes only right and up steps. A convex polygon is formed once the two walks meet.
Perimeter Generating Functions For The Mean-Squared Radius Of Gyration Of Convex Polygons
We found that leading edge timing is least sensitive to variations in component values such as temperature variations after powering up.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
Corollary 20 we observe that Maker starts to win a.s. at the very moment when the last vertex of a random graph process picks up its second incident edge.
Positional games on random graphs
Variations in the surface density and pressure profiles may be more significant, and observations and simulations suggest that there is a build-up of mass at the outer edge of the disc during superoutbursts (for example see Horne & Marsh 1986).
The dynamics of eccentric accretion discs in superhump systems
The term kQ(k)/c is the normalized degree distribution of the function node a when one picks up uniformly at random an edge a − i from the factor graph; c = Pk kQ(k) is the mean degree.
The number of matchings in random graphs
We shall call a facet (edge) of a polygon nondegenerate if the angular and Euclidean distances are equivalent on it up to the factor c.
Beyond Hirsch Conjecture: walks on random polytopes and smoothed complexity of the simplex method
We may end up with self-loops or multiple edges, but with a probability that is positive asymptotically, we do not, so the reader who wants a neat graph can condition on the absence of self-loops and multi-edges.
Limiting behavior of the distance of a random walk
Up to quite recently the hope was that random edge could be quadratic, e.g. in O(dn).
The Random Edge Simplex Algorithm on Dual Cyclic 4-Polytopes
Graphs in ΘW are thought of up to isomorphisms, that is, up to bijective maps from the vertex set of one graph to the vertex set of the other that conserve the orientation and labeling of the edges.
Isoperimetric inequalities and mixing time for a random walk on a random point process
Let Em denote the set of cylinder events measurable with respect to the set of edges up to level m − 1.
Random walk on the incipient infinite cluster for oriented percolation in high dimensions
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