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a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

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a region marking a boundary

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the edge of a steep place

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the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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Perry soon had a roaring fire blazing by the brink of the little stream.
If she were not true to it, might the object she now had in life, which bound her to something devoid of evil, in its passing away from her, leave her more forlorn and more despairing, if that were possible, than she had been upon the river's brink that night; and then might all help, human and Divine, renounce her evermore!
Taking a firm hold of the roots of the seaweed with my left hand, I laid myself down over the brink, and felt with my right hand under the overhanging edges of the rock.
When he had walked on the river's brink in the peaceful moonlight for some half an hour, he put his hand in his breast and tenderly took out the handful of roses.
Soon he was up again, and away,--not far into the country, but back towards London by the high-road--then back again--then over another part of the same ground as he already traversed--then wandering up and down in fields, and lying on ditches' brinks to rest, and starting up to make for some other spot, and do the same, and ramble on again.
Thus, during this October month of wonderful afternoons they roved along the meads by creeping paths which followed the brinks of trickling tributary brooks, hopping across by little wooden bridges to the other side, and back again.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 2, 2017-SunSystem Technology appoints Kurtis Brink as new president
ULG was formed in 2015 by industry veterans Jeff Brink, Hans Fenstermacher, Greg Brink and later joined by CFO Karrie Willis, along with private equity backing from NPG, as a platform to assemble a family of complementary companies, with a goal of becoming one of the largest language service providers in the world.
Like Gordimer, Brink had been among the few particularly distinguished white South African writers whose denunciation of white privilege and enunciation of enlightened humane values potentially applicable to all humankind did not only become the presiding concern of their art but was also expressed in their "heretical" association with the ANC (that is, rather than the National Party or better still the Broederbond).
Justin Ray Brink and a 15-year-old accomplice beat up the victim on the night of Dec.
PAR Technology Corporation (PAR), a provider of integrated technology solutions to the hospitality industry, declared that it has acquired Brink Software, Inc.
BRINK FORMAT: Xbox 360 PUBLISHER: Bethesda PRICE: pounds 49.
ANDRE BRINK UNEARTHS memories of his childhood and young adult years, and his shock awakening about the level of divisions based on race during the apartheid era in South Africa.
Roseberry) Brink and the late Ellie (Poschel) Brink.
Op die terrein van literere teorie het Brink 'n belangrike bydrae gelewer tot die studie van inheemse en by uitstek Afrikaanse letterkunde, wat hy, veral in politieke konteks, in verband gebring het met wereldtendense: sy publikasies in hierdie verband het internasionale aandag getrek.