Definition of Knifeedge

1. n. A piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.



Medical Definition of Knifeedge

1. A piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction. Knife-edge file. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knifeedge

knife-handle
knife-rest crystal
knife and fork
knife blade
knife edge
knife fight
knife needle
knife pleat
knife rest
knife roll
knife switch
knife thrust
knifeboard
knifeboards
knifed
knifeedge (current term)
knifegrinder
knifegrinders
knifeless
knifelike
knifemaker
knifemakers
knifemaking
knifeman
knifemen
knifepoint
knifepoints
knifer
knifers
knifes

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