bleeding edge

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

Origin:
1980–85; patterned on cutting edge or leading edge

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bleeding edge
 
n
the very forefront of technological development

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Main Entry:  bleeding edge
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  extremely advanced technology with no current practical application, beyond the cutting edge of technology
Etymology:  play on the term 'leading edge'
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Example sentences
Some of those perched on coffee's bleeding edge have an affinity for low-fidelity technologies.
Avoid technology that is outdated or is on the bleeding edge and has not been proven.
Sadly not everyone keeps up on the bleeding edge of consumer electronics.
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