Definition of edging in English:

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edging

Pronunciation: /ˈɛdʒɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
1Something forming an edge or border: a chemise with lace edging
More example sentences
  • As its name depicts, these carnations are very showy when planted as part of a mixed flower border or as colorful edgings against evergreen shrubs.
  • Pansies are fabulous for containers, edgings, borders, windowsill pots, or planted in masses of brilliant colors.
  • They're particularly suitable for small beds, border edgings, even containers.
1.1The process of providing something with an edge or border: [as modifier]: new edging work has been carried out on the sides of the bank
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  • When I applied to the council to erect a gravestone, I was amazed that we were not allowed to place any edging stones around the grave.
  • Janet chose not to install any edging material: She says the trench was easy to install and serves as a low-maintenance barrier between bed and lawn.
  • But if you have loose soil, consider using landscape timbers or another edging material to hold everything in place.

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