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About meAbstract Edge - definitions and combinations

ABSTRACT
1 a : disassociated from any specific instance
b : difficult to understand : abstruse
c : insufficiently factual : formal
2 : expressing a quality apart from an object
3 a : dealing with a subject in its abstract aspects
: theoretical
b : impersonal, detached
4 : having only intrinsic form with little or no attempt at pictorial
representation or narrative content

EDGE
1 a : the cutting side of a blade
b : the sharpness of a blade
c (1) : force, effectiveness
(2) : vigor or energy especially of body
d (1) : incisive or penetrating quality
(2) : a noticeably harsh or sharp quality
(3) : a secondary but distinct quality
e : keenness or intensity of desire or enjoyment
2 a : the line where an object or area begins or ends : border
b : the narrow part adjacent to a border
c (1) : a point near the beginning or the end; especially : brink, verge
(2) : the threshold of danger or ruin
d : a favorable margin : advantage
3 : a line or line segment that is the intersection of two plane faces or of
two planes

— edge·less adjective
— on edge: anxious, nervous

disassociated from any specific instance where an object or area begins or ends

expressing a quality apart from a favorable margin

impersonal, detached keenness or intensity of desire or enjoyment

having only intrinsic form with little or no attempt at pictorial representation of where an object or area begins or ends

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