See also: bleeding-edge
- (technology, idiomatic) Something too new and untested to be reliable or to have any assurance of safety; the figurative place where such things exist.
on the bleeding edge of drone technology
1968, Scott Francis Brenner, Ways of Worship for New Forms of Mission, page 79:
- They would be the creators of strategy, generators of action and the bleeding edge of the church, ever pushing toward the front lines of conflict.
1977, Infosystems, volume 24, page 64:
- A few leading edge (some say "bleeding" edge) users have stepped into the arena and their experiences have helped sharpen our perception of what the electronic office can be.
- bleeding-edge (adjective)
something too new and untested to be reliable