See also: bleeding-edge
- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈbliːdɪŋ ɛdʒ/
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- Hyphenation: bleed‧ing edge
- (cartography, printing) The situation produced when the image extends beyond the nominal margin.
- (technology, idiomatic) Something too new and untested to be reliable or to have any assurance of safety; the figurative place where such things exist.
- on the bleeding edge of drone technology
- 1968, Scott Francis Brenner, Ways of Worship for New Forms of Mission, page 79:
- They would be the creators of strategy, generators of action and the bleeding edge of the church, ever pushing toward the front lines of conflict.
- 1977, Infosystems, volume 24, page 64:
- A few leading edge (some say "bleeding" edge) users have stepped into the arena and their experiences have helped sharpen our perception of what the electronic office can be.
- bleeding-edge (adjective)
something too new and untested to be reliable