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bleeding edge

technology that is so new that the user will risk problems in order to use it; new and extremely expensive technology; a term formed as an allusion to “leading edge”
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bleeding edge

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

That edge of a map or chart on which cartographic detail is extended to the edge of the sheet.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

bleeding edge

Technologies that are so advanced or innovative that there is no known application for them at present.
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