bleeding edge
That edge of a map or chart on which cartographic detail is extended to the edge of the sheet.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Bleeding edge — is a term that refers to technology that is so new (and thus, presumably, not perfected) that the user is required to risk reductions in stability and productivity in order to use it [cite web |url=… …   Wikipedia

  • bleeding edge — Similar to cutting edge or leading edge , this implies a technology or process that is at the forefront or beyond current practices. However, because it is unproven, it is often dangerous to use (hence the bleeding ) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Bleeding Edge — A product or service that is so new it has not been widely adopted by consumers and therefore carries a higher degree of uncertainty as to how it will fit in with existing goods and services. Something described as bleeding edge would be… …   Investment dictionary

  • bleeding edge — (The spelling bleeding edge is used for meaning 2.) 1) N SING If you are at the bleeding edge of a particular field of activity, you are involved in its most advanced or most exciting developments. McNally has spent 17 years at the bleeding edge… …   English dictionary

  • Bleeding\ Edge — Newer than new; far ahead of the cutting edge. This guy is always on the bleeding edge of technology …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Bleeding\ Edge — Newer than new; far ahead of the cutting edge. This guy is always on the bleeding edge of technology …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bleeding edge — užspausdintas pakraštys statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Žemėlapio ar plano pakraštys, kur kartografinis vaizdas kerta kraštinę ir eina iki pat lapo krašto. atitikmenys: angl. bleeding edge pranc. champ vif …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bleeding edge —    Similar to cutting edge , this implies a technology or process that is at the forefront or beyond current practices.    However, because it is unproven, it is often dangerous to use (hence the bleeding ).   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bleeding edge — /blidɪŋ ˈɛdʒ/ (say bleeding ej) noun the vanguard of new ideas, especially in technology. {humorous play on cutting edge} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bleeding edge — noun the very forefront of technological development. Origin after leading edge, cutting edge …   English new terms dictionary

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