cutting edge


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cutting edge

n.
1. An effective quality or element.
2. The position of greatest advancement or importance; the forefront: "California is on the cutting edge of trends that spread nationwide" (Carl Ingram).

cut′ting-edge′ adj.

cutting edge

n
the leading position in any field; forefront: on the cutting edge of space technology.
adj
at the forefront of people or things in a field of activity; leading: cutting-edge technology.

cut′ting edge′


n.
the most advanced position; forefront; lead: on the cutting edge of computer technology.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutting edge - the position of greatest importance or advancementcutting edge - the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"
perspective, view, position - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
2.cutting edge - the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knifecutting edge - the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
Translations
Dengel

cutting edge

n
a. (of knife) → taglio, filo
b. (fig) on or at the cutting edge of sthall'avanguardia di qc
References in classic literature ?
At first he was content to achieve a cutting edge of a couple of inches, with which he cut a long, pliable bow, a handle for his knife, a stout cudgel, and a goodly supply of arrows.
A kourbash is a strip of old hippo-hide with a sort of keel on it, like the cutting edge of a boar's tusk.
He no longer worried for fear that the sharp, cutting edges should slip and mar his work.
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EMIRATES Gas, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc), has introduced an environmentally-friendly and cost-effective solution to metal cutting by offering Cutting Edge Gas, ideal for metal working applications.
With no corners to break, a round insert provides the strongest cutting edge available on a carbide insert.
Make sure the cutting edge is protecting the moldboard.
For nano-scale cutting in this system, the cutting depth can be controlled in the range of 1-100 nm (1 nm = 10-6 m) by changing the normal load applied to the cutting edge fixed on the cantilever tip.
Over the years, this meeting has evolved into a national caliber meeting with cutting edge topics and talented speakers.