leading edge


leading edge
Leading edge
If something is on the leading edge, it is using the most advanced technology available.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • leading edge — ˌleading ˈedge noun [singular] the area of activity where the most modern and advanced equipment and methods are used: • Software companies are on the leading edge of technology in very competitive markets. leading edge adjective : • leading edge …   Financial and business terms

  • leading-edge — ˌleading ˈedge noun [singular] the area of activity where the most modern and advanced equipment and methods are used: • Software companies are on the leading edge of technology in very competitive markets. leading edge adjective : • leading edge …   Financial and business terms

  • Leading edge — Lead ing edge . 1. (Aeronautics) the front edge of an airfoil; same as {{Advancing edge}}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. the front edge of anything that moves; also used metaphorically, as the leading edge in art. See also {cutting edge}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leading-edge — [ˌli:dıŋ ˈedʒ] adj [only before noun] leading edge machines, systems etc are the most modern and advanced ones available ▪ leading edge technologies for military and computer applications …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leading edge — leading edge, adj. /lee ding/ 1. Aeron. the edge of an airfoil or propeller blade facing the direction of motion. 2. something that is or represents the most advanced or innovative aspect of a field, activity, profession, etc.; forefront;… …   Universalium

  • leading edge — [lēd′iŋ] n. 1. Aeron. the front edge of a propeller blade or airfoil ☆ 2. a position of leadership, as in cultural or technological advances …   English World dictionary

  • Leading Edge —   [engl.], Vorderflanke …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leading edge — The leading edge is a line connecting the forward most points of a wing s profile. In other words, it s the front edge of the wing. When an aircraft is moving forward, the leading edge is that part of the wing that first contacts the air.Crane,… …   Wikipedia

  • leading-edge — adjective see leading edge II * * * leading edge adjective leading edge technology Thesaurus: most importantsynonym Main entry: leading edge * * * ˌleading ˈedge …   Useful english dictionary

  • leading edge — N SING: usu the N of n The leading edge of a particular area of research or development is the area of it that seems most advanced or sophisticated. I think Israel tends to be at the leading edge of technological development. Derived words:… …   English dictionary


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