- 1 1.1 (for securing) cuña (f), calce (m), calzo (m) 1.2 (for splitting) cuña (f) the thin end of the wedge el principio de algo peor to drive a wedge between two people/groups abrir* una brecha entre dos personas/gruposMore example sentences1.3 (shape) a wedge of troops tropas formadas en cuña a wedge of cheese/cake un trozo grande de queso/pastel
- An anchorage consists of a cast-iron bearing plate and special wedges to secure the strand inside the anchor housing.
- Once the wedge is secured, slide the fender into the exposed slot until it clicks.
- Once home I lost no time in trying out the metal wedge and managed to split quite a pile of logs before I'd had enough.
- 2 2.1wedge (heel) tacón (m) de cuña or (Col) tacón (m) corrido or (Ven) cubano, taco (m) terraplén (Chi) or (Arg) chino 2.2 (shoe) zapato (m) con tacón de cuña ( or corrido etc)More example sentences
- The look that dominated the '70s has women trading in their high heels for wedges that are casual and often more comfortable.
- Show your toes with strappy flats, heels or wedges.
- Weekends at the beach call for designer wedges.
- 3 (in golf) wedge (m) (hierro de cara con mucho ángulo)More example sentences
- There's enough loft on a wedge when the shaft sits perpendicular to the ground.
- But then you look at the pros on TV, and they always seem to pull out a pitching wedge or sand iron and chip it from just off the green.
- Decide if you need a wedge with a loft between your sand wedge and pitching wedge.
- 1.1 (secure) to wedge a door open ponerle* una cuña or un calce a una puerta para que no se cierre 1.2 (squeeze) meter (a presión) she was wedged between two fat men estaba apretujada entre dos gordos (sin poderse mover)More example sentences
- ‘I could not see my mother at first but she had wedged herself under the table so she was all right,’ she said.
- One larger sized doctor finally wedged himself between them and pushed them apart.
- She wedged herself as far as she could into the cavity.
wedge inv + o + adv, v + adv + o
- meter I was wedged in between two cars and I couldn't pull out estaba atascado entre dos coches y no podía salir