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bleeding edge Line breaks: bleed|ing edge

Definition of bleeding edge in English:


The very forefront of technological development.
Example sentences
  • Believe me, when one is 26 years, single, working on the bleeding edge of technology in a superpower economy, earning somewhere around $100K, who will have the time to think about one's roots?
  • Letting a VC funded startup shoulder the cost for an expensive bleeding edge technology has historically been a very successful model.
  • It's also because the real action in media policy is on the bleeding edge of technology, where all the consequences are hypothetical.


1980s: on the pattern of leading edge, cutting edge.

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