Definition of leading edge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    leading edge

    BrE BrE//ˌliːdɪŋ ˈedʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌliːdɪŋ ˈedʒ//
    Parts of a plane
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  1. 1[singular] the most important and advanced position in an area of activity, especially technology at the leading edge of scientific research The company has had the leading edge in electronics for ten years.
  2. 2[countable] (specialist) the front or forward edge of something moving, especially an aircraft wing See related entries: Parts of a plane

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