- Nautical The side of a sail that faces the wind.
- the leading side of an airplane propeller blade or wing.
- The foremost position in a trend or movement; the vanguard: "a company on the leading edge of machine-tool technology” ( Christian Science Monitor).
- Someone or something like that occupying such a posture: "Together they are the industry leading of a wing of historians generally cliometricians” ( Timothy Foote).
- The frontmost edge of a-wing or other airfoil of an aircraft; occasionally includes slots or slats
- The foremost section of a trend etc; a vanguard
- during the forefront of rehearse or technology, comparison with bleeding edge
- the front edge of an airfoil; same as advancing advantage, above.
- the leading edge of whatever moves; also made use of metaphorically, . See additionally innovative.
- forward side of an airfoil
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