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Noun
/briNGk/,
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brinks, plural;
  1. An extreme edge of land before a steep or vertical slope
    • - the brink of the cliffs
  2. A margin or bank of a body of water
    • - the brink of the pond
  3. A point at which something, typically an unwelcome or disastrous event, is about to happen
    • - a hapless dictator teetering on the brink

  1. a region marking a boundary
  2. the edge of a steep place
  3. verge: the limit beyond which something happens or changes; "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"
  4. Brink! is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie set in the backdrop of casual inline skating. Scenes from the film were shot at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington.
  5. Brink is a German and Dutch surname and means village green. It is also thought to have originally meant "hill with green grass".
  6. Brink, stylized as brink., was an American news documentary television series that was produced by CBS Eye Too Productions for the Science Channel and that originally aired from November 28, 2008 to August 25, 2009. ...
  7. Brink is an upcoming first-person shooter video game developed by Splash Damage and inspired by the Seasteading movement, it is scheduled for release during Q1 2011 after having been delayed twice. ...
  8. Edge Radio (call sign: 7EDG) is a community radio station situated in the Australian city of Hobart. It is a youth oriented station, with most of its presenters under the age of thirty.
  9. (Brinks) The Brink’s Company is a security and protection company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Its core business is Brink’s, Incorporated; it spun off its Brink’s Home Security operations into a separate company (Broadview Security) in 2008. ...
  10. (BRINKS) Title given to a man who is supplying a woman with money
  11. (in  Bernhard ten Brink (German scholar))
  12. The point of some causal threshold just before some Impact is to occur.
  13. A holding tank where yeast is kept under refridgeration.
  14. The brink is the edge of the world and is found in the Lost Frontier. The eco here is highly unstable, and there are a lot of eco-pirates. There is also a race called the Aeropans here. The most common form of transportation appears to be aircraft.