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cutting edge

noun as in edge for cutting

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adjective as in extremely advanced

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From backcountry ski resorts to via ferrata, there have never been more or better ways to get after it outside—and Colorado is on the cutting edge.

That’s hardly a cutting edge insight, but it’s too easy to forget it.

From Digiday

First, the Microsoft case was a controversy at the cutting edge of the tech industry.

From Fortune

Through much of the 20th century, the US was on the cutting edge of retail’s evolution.

From Quartz

Little is recorded of the ornamental, Godzilla-sized pillar with a blade — no contemporary illustrations, no manifesto behind its conception, no specs on the size of the cutting edge, only enough stray details to tease us with what might have been.

From Ozy

Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.

It is cutting-edge products like these that are helping define this new age of wireless entertainment.

Some are hard neuroscientists, aware that this is a cool cutting edge of research.

“Americans thought then we were at the cutting edge figuring out typhus and yellow fever,” says Bennett.

In Turkey the Qataris flew French Mirage jets, not exactly cutting edge equipment but still formidable.

A number of slots are cut across one side of the can, and the lower edge of each slot slightly turned out to form a cutting edge.

At and on the ships, men would set hand to whatever tool of cutting edge was accessible.

The flatter surfaces nearly meet at the end opposite the cutting edge, leaving this end thin.

A bit ground along the dotted line has a cutting edge which will spring down, and consequently break or produce a rough surface.

The tool (Fig. 25), with a straight cutting edge, is the proper one to rough off cast iron.


On this page you'll find 315 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cutting-edge, such as: contemporary, ingenious, inventive, new, original, and avant-garde.

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