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wedge

noun [C]  /wedʒ/ us  
a piece of wood, metal, or other material with a pointed edge at one end and a wide edge at the other, used to keep two things apart or, when forced between two things, to break them apart: A wedge under the door kept it open.
wedge
verb [T]  /wedʒ/ us  
He wedged the window open with a screwdriver.
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