hard-edge

adjective
\ ˈhärd-ˈej How to pronounce hard-edge (audio) \

Definition of hard-edge

: of or relating to abstract painting characterized by geometric forms with clearly defined boundaries

First Known Use of hard-edge

1961, in the meaning defined above

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