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cutting edge

cutting edge

noun

: the sharp edge of something that is used to cut things

the cutting edge : the newest and most advanced area of activity in an art, science, etc.

Full Definition of CUTTING EDGE

1
:  a sharp effect or quality
2
:  the foremost part or place :  vanguard
cutting–edge adjective

Examples of CUTTING EDGE

  1. the cutting edge of a knife
  2. He's a director who tries to keep his films right on the cutting edge.

First Known Use of CUTTING EDGE

1804

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