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Noun: cutting edge  kú-ting ej
  1. The position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
    "the Cotswolds were once at the cutting edge of woollen manufacturing in England";
    - vanguard, forefront
     
  2. The sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife
    - knife edge
Adjective: cutting-edge  ,kú-ting'ej
  1. In accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    "cutting-edge technology";
    - up-to-date, with-it, nouveau

Derived forms: cutting edges

See also: fashionable, happening, stylish

Type of: edge, perspective, position, view

Part of: blade, edge tool

Encyclopedia: Cutting edge

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