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top edgeUsed other than as an idiom: see top, edge.Rate it:

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top edgeThe edge of a bat farthest from the ground.Rate it:

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top edgeA deflection of a ball off of the top edge of a bat, into the air and potentially for a catch.Rate it:

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top edgeTo hit the ball with the top edge of the bat.Rate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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on edgeTense, nervous or irritable.Rate it:

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edge outTo win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.Rate it:

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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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bottom edgeUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, edge.Rate it:

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bottom edgeThe edge of a bat closest to the ground.Rate it:

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bottom edgeA deflection of a ball off of the bottom edge of a bat, onto the ground and potentially into the wicket.Rate it:

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bottom edgeTo hit the ball with the bottom edge of the bat.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe sharp edge of the blade of a knife.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA 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.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

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knife-edgeUsed other than as an idiom: the edge of a knife.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo have an adventurous or perilous lifestyle; to behave in a manner which creates risks for oneself.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo be caught in an economic or societal situation which one did not choose, which threatens one's well-being or life, and which causes distress.Rate it:

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on the edge of one's seatIn suspense; waiting eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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razor edgeA difficult or dangerous positionRate it:

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thin edge of the wedgeBeginning; opening; precedent.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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on top of the worldDelighted; ecstatic; exceptionally pleased, happy, or satisfied.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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top offTo fill completely; to fill or refill the final portion of something not empty.Rate it:

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top upTo fill something.Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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at the top of one's lungsPossible.Rate it:

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big topcircus tentRate it:

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blow one's topTo be explosively angry. To lose one's temper.Rate it:

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flat tophaircutRate it:

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muffin topUsed other than as an idiom: see muffin, top; the top of a muffin, sometimes removed to be eaten separately.Rate it:

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muffin topThe roll of flesh that bulges over the top of excessively tight trousers.Rate it:

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on topIn a dominant position.Rate it:

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on top ofFully informed about, and in control of something; up to speed with.Rate it:

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on top ofIn addition to something else.Rate it:

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over the topBold; beyond normal, expected, or reasonable limits; excessive; outrageous.Rate it:

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run like a topTo operate flawlessly and smoothly.Rate it:

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tank topgarmentRate it:

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top bananaThe boss, the leader.Rate it:

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top bananaThe principal comedian in a vaudeville or burlesque show.Rate it:

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top brassA group of people who are the leaders or heads of an organization.Rate it:

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top dogIn a competition, the one expected to win.Rate it:

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top dollarThe maximum amount of money that an item, service, or worker is worth; a very high price.Rate it:

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top drawerOf the highest quality.Rate it:

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top handUsed other than as an idiom: see top, hand.Rate it:

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top handThe batsman's hand that is further up the handle; used for control rather than power.Rate it:

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top hatA man's formal hat, with a tall cylindrical crown (often of silk).Rate it:

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top heavyunbalancedRate it:

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