above the curve

above the curve

Being greater, better, or more advanced than the average in the relative field, especially in research or innovative pursuits. The research being done on leukemia here is far above the curve anywhere else in the world.
See also: above, curve
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"All I would say is, I hope we will be on the right side of history and above the curve."
"So we are still above the curve despite the challenges, we have managed to keep ourselves afloat and I would really give credit to the support of the private sector who have been very creative in their marketing and promotions.
"We are excited to partner with Solaire Resort as they are poised to benefit from the astounding growth in Chinese tourist arrivals, well above the curve of tourism growth in the region as well as around the world.
Chris Alfred, who lives in Cian House above The Curve, told the meeting on Tuesday (July 17) the centre, opened by Kensington and Chelsea Council, was a "real hub" for hundreds of people every day.
described the arrivals from January to April as 'very respectable, with the increase being above the curve of the growth in tourism in Asia [6 percent] and around the world [4 percent].'
If the upper asymptote is, e.g., at 80%, then a BMR of 15 would be above the curve, meaning that cells would need to increase viability in order to die.
Figure 11 suggests that the two curves from specimens that had been subjected to the cyclic loading in the first test are above the curve from the virgin specimen at the strain level above the applied strain generated in the first test, which shows an opposite trend to the two curves in Fig.
There will be as many traders who believe prices will be above the curve as below it.
If you are looking for a device that is one step above the Curve 8520, then the Curve 9220 is the device for you.
Hence, given the premium for the primary placement, we expect the ruble Eurobonds of FGC to be sold slightly above the curve of RSHB ruble Eurobonds.
Cracks that fall below the critical curve are expected to survive the test, while flaws above the curve are expected to result in a leak or rupture.
Then E(l(t;[theta])) is increased by twice the area of A (the marked region below the cdf curve) and decreased by the area of B (the marked region above the curve).
With this, Worcester will continue to step above the curve when it comes to the use of technology."
Dr Moore says, "In today's economy, people need to find ways to stay above the curve. If you are able to have a small business, that could potentially earn you $350 - $500 per day; it will help keep your family intact during troubled economic times due to furloughs and lay offs.
As I write today more than 4 months later, I'm resting somewhat uncomfortably on the plateau above the curve, curled up in a fetal position with my thumb in my mouth.