Hard Edge


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Hard Edge

A sharp, clearly defined edge in printed material. Sometimes, hard edges are used in marketing to draw attention to a particular part of an image. However, a hard edge may be a flaw in printing. It should not be confused with a hard dot.
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The hard edge means knowing your operations, speed, cost, supply chain, logistics, and capital efficiency.
Karlgaard: I think we're living in an age where we're swamped with terms like big data and analytics, and these are driving us to think that our success is going to be found solely on the hard edge.
Like a pack of chameleons, this Montreal-based troupe slithers between genres, softening the hard edge of B-boying with contemporary release and the litheness of ballet.
We can pass the ball pretty well as a team, but we also added a bit more of a hard edge in our wins against Haverfordwest,' said captain Jason Perry.
If you like the hard edge female medical examiner mysteries, you will like 'A Faint Cold Fear.
She adds a hard edge to Johnny's voice, underlying the anger that seethes just beneath his sophisticated veneer.
That hard edge in her voice is pure Joan Crawford: ruthless, acquisitive, two-faced.
Just as Hayes is careful to attend to the heart and the individual's need for social contact at the center of Muscular Music, thus the hard edge that runs as an undercurrent to these poems has been tempered or suppressed entirely.
In its present incarnation, the world of electronics has a hard edge.
Studies have demonstrated that neuro-muscular injuries can result when the weight of the officer's carried gear is forced into the hip structure by the hard edge of a conventional duty belt.
Often epitomising the hard edge of rugby, Ray o'r Mynydd was a great ambassador of everything Welsh.
The movie's first act has a nice, hard edge, benefiting from the strong chemistry between the leads.