Definition of groundbreaking
: introducing new ideas or methods has written a groundbreaking work
Examples of groundbreaking in a Sentence
She was honored for her groundbreaking work in nuclear physics.
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Arguably the most groundbreaking element was a willingness to ruthlessly murder its stars.
According to Valdés, the most groundbreaking part of his research is the ability to pinpoint neurodegenerative drivers that cause the disease, like inflammation.
Nvidia’s Max-Q is arguably the most groundbreaking mobile graphics initiative in a generation, enabling gaming laptops to be built three times thinner with three times the performance (according to Nvidia) over previous designs.
The film is based on Margot Shetterly’s book of the same name, which goes even deeper into the crucial role these women played in orchestrating some of NASA’s most groundbreaking achievements.
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: introducing new ideas or methods
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