Knife-edge



noun
1.
the cutting edge of a knife.
2.
anything very sharp.
3.
a wedge on the fine edge of which a scale beam, pendulum, or the like, balances or oscillates.
noun
1.
the sharp cutting edge of a knife
2.
any sharp edge
3.
a sharp-edged wedge of hard material on which the beam of a balance pivots or about which a pendulum is suspended
4.
a critical point in the development of a situation, process of making a decision, etc

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