bleeding edge


the most advanced stage of a technology, art, etc., usually experimental and risky.

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Origin of bleeding edge

1980–85; patterned on cutting edge or leading edge
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British Dictionary definitions for bleeding edge

bleeding edge

noun

the very forefront of technological development
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