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cut·ting edge

1. the beveled, knifelike, sharpened working angle of a dental hand instrument;
2. Synonym(s): incisal margin

cutting edge

adjective Advanced–eg, cutting edge research. Cf State of the art.

cut·ting edge

(kŭting ej)
1. Line formed where face and lateral edges of the working-end of an instrument meet at an angle forming a sharp cutting surface.
2. Synonym(s): incisal margin.

cutting edge,

n the edge of a periodontal instrument formed where the lateral side and face of the instrument meet.
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