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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 ?
He no longer worried for fear that the sharp, cutting edges should slip and mar his work.
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.
Different tests of wear of cutting tools revealed that the cutting edges made of WC are more resistant to wear, while compared with blades made from stellites, high-speed steel, high-alloyed or alloyed tool steel [2].
The cutting edges were analysed on an electron microscope after grinding to detect the cutting edge quality.
The 14 cutting-edge positions are marked with laser markings so that no positioning errors occur and the cutting edges of the insert are used to the full.
Traditional grain shapes are blocky, but the ceramic grains on the Blaze belts are sharp and have aggressive cutting edges.
Battered cutting edges can be reshaped with a 60-grit sanding belt and finished up with a 100-grit belt.
This study determined differences between the Arkansas sharpening stone and the Idahone ceramic sharpening stone in producing a sharp cutting edge on dental curets, as well as differences between the degree of root smoothness achieved by the sharpened curet cutting edges on extracted human teeth.
Carbide Cutting Edges shall be Carbide type with the cutting edge fabricated from AISI-1020 steel or equivalent, 3/4" X 6" have sintered Tungsten Carbide inserts, approximately 1" wide and 9/16" thick running the entire length of the Cutting Edge.
The F4033 cutter is fitted with double-sided square indexable inserts having eight effective cutting edges, reducing the costs per cutting edge.
Limited Tenders are invited for 1)Coarse Pitch Square Shoulder Face Mill Cutter With 8 Cutting Edges Dia 63 Mm, 90 Degree Approach Angle To Designation Tfm90sn463-22R-15 Of M/S Taegutec Or Equivalent.