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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"Hit that soft edge at 10 o'clock," or, "Take a cast up to that hard edge right there."
There's been an impression of Jim Boylen as an old-school style of coach with a hard edge. Maybe he's a little more direct and confrontational, and isn't afraid to ask players to do more conditioning.
After physiotherapy and massage failed, therapist Margaret Miller suggested gua sha - an ancient Chinese healing technique where the skin is scraped with a hard edge.
The book is centered around the "Triangle of Long-Term Company Success," which is composed of three elements: the strategic base, the hard edge, and the soft edge.
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. Our culture is threatened by the idea of "analytics everywhere." Steve Jobs used to say, "The market survey would not have told you that the people wanted an iPhone," because it didn't exist yet, and I think the same thing applies to analytics.
"I ask my dancers to move with and against gravity, as well as fly lyrically across space, encompasing both the hard edge of street dance and the fluidity of classical technique."
MOOREFIELD showed a hard edge when dismissing Horeswood of Wexford after a quarter-final replay to make it here.
'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.
'Whatwas missing was that they had a hard edge to them, they were strong and won tackles, won headers.
If you like the hard edge female medical examiner mysteries, you will like 'A Faint Cold Fear.' It isn't the best you can find in the genre but it is better than the average.
She adds a hard edge to Johnny's voice, underlying the anger that seethes just beneath his sophisticated veneer.
Apart from this political turn, the contributions may share an "unexpected irenicism" (3), but with the hard edge of radicalism acknowledged to be absent from this collection (4), it is hardly surprising (and in the case of Milton, more than debatable).