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Another word for brink

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Noun
  1. A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

      1. The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
      2. An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
      3. An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
      1. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
      2. A boundary or accepted division; a border.
      3. A line that establishes or marks a border.
      1. A projecting rim or edge of anything
      2. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
      3. The topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
      1. The line or area farthest away from the middle:
      2. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
      3. A rim or brink:
      1. The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
      2. (Rock climbing) Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.
      3. Something forming an edge or placed along the edge; fringe, trimming, etc. for a border
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. A border or trimming of cords or threads, hanging loose or tied in bunches
      3. An outer edge; border; margin
      1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
      2. (Botany) The border of a leaf.
      3. A border, edge, or brink
      1. The area along a boundary; the margin.
      2. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
      3. A boundary line, esp. that of a rounded figure; perimeter
      1. The metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      2. The outer, circular part of a wheel
      3. An edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      1. (--- Brit.) A grassy border, as along a road
      2. (--- Architecture) The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. An edge or margin; a border.
      1. The outer boundary of a figure or area
      2. The length of such a line.
      3. (Mil.) A boundary strip where defenses are set up
    See also:

    edge

  2. A transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

      1. A boundary or accepted division; a border.
      2. A line that establishes or marks a border.
      3. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
      1. The line or area farthest away from the middle:
      2. A rim or brink:
      3. The line of intersection of two surfaces:
      1. (--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
      2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
      3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
      1. The point that must be exceeded to begin producing a given effect or result or to elicit a response:
      2. (Physiol., Psychol.) The point at which a stimulus is just strong enough to be perceived or to produce a response
      3. (Engineering) The quantitative point at which an action is triggered, especially a lower limit
      1. (Eng. Feudal Law) A rod held in the hand by a feudal tenant as he swore fealty to his lord
      2. (--- Architecture) The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. The point beyond which an action, state, or condition is likely to begin or occur; the brink:
    See also:

    edge

Another word for brink

Noun
      1. Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
      2. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
      3. A rim or brink:
      1. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
      2. A projecting rim or edge of anything
      3. The topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
      1. The outer, circular part of a wheel
      2. The metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      3. An edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      1. (--- Brit.) A grassy border, as along a road
      2. (--- Architecture) The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. An edge or margin; a border.
    See also:

    edge

    rim

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