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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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.
The movie's first act has a nice, hard edge, benefiting from the strong chemistry between the leads.
In 1987 and 1988 he presented his acclaimed one-man skating show, Hard Edge (which he also produced), in three Canadian cities and New York City.
Across the visual and emotional spectrum from hard edge to painterly, impersonal to passionate, a vital immediacy defines both the compact and sprawling aspects of contemporary California cities.
Early hard edge Modernism looked even more brutal in this environment.
I can't help but think of Beach's art in relation to the Light and Space and finish-fetish preoccupations so connected to the region, but her works are hardly derivative; they seem carefully and independently conceived, inspired by these influences and a range of others, from Abstract Expressionism, post-painterly abstraction, and Hard Edge to Op, Minimalism, and even a bit of Pattern and Decoration.