at the cutting edge

at/on the cutting edge

in the area of a subject or activity where the most recent changes and developments are happening (often + of ) New, young, Italian designers are at the cutting edge of fashion.
See also: cutting, edge
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It's not every day an accountant is at the cutting edge of technology.
Ernst and Merchant in 1941 provided the world with the first quantitative analysis of metalcutting by their famous equation of the forces at the cutting edge.
They continue to be at the cutting edge of urban music and culture, while Brilliant brings leadership in 3-D animation technology, production resources and growing online distribution relationships.
Russell Simmons is a multifaceted visionary who for nearly 20 years has been at the cutting edge of hip-hop culture and business.
Lower speeds reduce friction heat at the cutting edge, and therefore reduce overall wear.