bleeding edge


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bleeding edge

n
a. the very forefront of technological development
b. (as modifier): bleeding-edge communications systems.

bleed′ing edge′


n.
the most advanced stage of a technology, art, etc., usu. experimental and risky.
[1980–85; patterned after cutting or leading edge]

bleeding edge

That edge of a map or chart on which cartographic detail is extended to the edge of the sheet.

bleeding edge

Technologies that are so advanced or innovative that there is no known application for them at present.
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LIVERPOOL International Festival of Psychedelia is, according to its organisers, "a pancontinental celebration of audio-futurists, operating at the bleeding edge of today's psychedelic renaissance.
As a company that supports customers on the bleeding edge of the wireless connectivity and remote sensing technology curve, we are keenly aware of the increasingly critical role antennas will play in any mobile device solution, said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier management and business development for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology Tools for Today (T3) has released its latest T3 Technology Awards, and has named Orion Advisor Services, LLC ("Orion") the recipient of the Bleeding Edge Firm Award.
In Bleeding Edge he offers two such spaces: twenty-first century Manhattan (of all places), where everything unique, quirky, and eccentric is being bludgeoned into conformity by an ideology of real-estate development; and the Deep Web, specifically a Second Life-type platform called DeepArcher, where hackers can escape our commodity-driven culture--for the moment.
The price tag depends on how long it takes and how much integration you want--but, he said, the bleeding edge is going to cost you at least $10,000.
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John Tonry (IfA) said, "We played as close to the bleeding edge of technology as you can without getting cut