There are 2 translations of wedge in Spanish:

wedge1

Pronunciation: /wedʒ/

n

  • 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/grupos
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    • 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.
    1.3 (shape) a wedge of troops tropas formadas en cuña a wedge of cheese/cake un trozo grande de queso/pastel
  • 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)
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    • 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)
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of wedge in Spanish:

wedge2

vt

  • 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)
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    • ‘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.

Phrasal verbs

wedge in

v + 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

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.