the front edge of an airfoil; same as Advancing edge, above.
the front edge of anything that moves; also used metaphorically, as the leading edge in art. See also cutting edge.
Front edge of wing in flight, facing direction of the bird’s journey.
The frontmost edge of the sole of a golf club. Literally, the edge of the club that leads in a swing.
The front edge of an airfoil. The leading edge is normally rounded and thicker than the trailing edge.
The edge of a glyph that is encountered first when reading text of that glyph's language. For glyphs of left-to-right text, the leading edge is the left edge; for glyphs of right-to-left text, the leading edge is the right edge See also: trailing edge
Refers to a pulse. The leading edge of a pulse is defined as that edge or transition which occurs first. The leading edge is usually the transition from a logic 0 to a logic 1.
The leading edge of the wing is the curved front edge of any flight surface (e.g wing, rotor blade, propeller, stabilizer). Report this Word Added by: mkranitz
the front of a wing, tail fin, or tailplane
the forward edge of a kite. The side encountered by the wind first. On inflatable kites, this edge is defined by a large inflatable tube. For foils, there is usually a series of vents or openings defining this side. This side of the kite can cause trauma if you are in the path of a hindenburg delivering high-volume slappage to your neck-parts. Keep clear of other kiters and make sure to look downwind before jumps.
means the edge of a floor, roof or formwork.
Edge of a sheet of paper that enters the press first, also known as the Gripper edge.
(also "blade") the lowest or forward-most edge of a club's head, where the sole and face meet Example: Hitting the ball on the sweet spot is preferrable to hitting it with the the blade.
The edge of the curtain that faces the centre of the window
(1) The forward edge of a streamline body or aerofoil. (2) The structural member at the leading edge of such a body or aerofoil.
The forward most point of the club face.
The front edge of the clubface.
The forward-most edge on the sole of a club.
The very front, running along the length of the wing, of the airplane's wing.
forward edge of an airfoil
The edge of a piece that goes into a machine first.
The inside edge of the curtain as it pulls to the centre of the window.
The edge of the printed piece which is inserted into the envelope first.
The spar on the side of the kite running from the nose to the wing tip.
The front of your wing. For takeoff, it's always best to face the leading edge into the wind. It aids in filling the wing chambers and reduces your need to run...
The front or entering edge of a wing or tail.
front edge of the wing.
The edge of a blade that faces toward the direction of rotation. See also: Blade, Trailing Edge
Where the curtain panels overlap in the center of a two-way traverse rod.
The front edge of a flying surface.
the part of the clubhead that contacts the ball first. In offset clubheads the leading edge is moved forward relative to the shaft.
The blade edge that faces toward the direction of rotation.
The front edge of a wing as it meets the air in flight.
The edge of a sheet that is first to exit a feeder.
the inner vertical edge of curtains where the panels meet when the curtains are closed
When the batsman mis-hits the ball and edges it forward in the opposite direction to which he was attempting to play
the foremost edge of an airfoil or propeller.
An airfoil's front edge.
the edge of a cricket bat closest to the bowler's end of the pitch, as the bat is held with its face turned away from the bowler. a deflection of the cricket ball off the leading edge of the striker's bat, sometimes lobbing gently in the air to the bowler, mid off, or mid on fielders for a catch. cf. outside edge, inside edge, top edge, bottom edge.
The edge of a given wing that, while spinning, initially cuts through the air
The leading edge of the sensing event is the first occurrence in a material flow.
The edge of a floor, roof, or formwork for a floor or other walking/working surface (such as the deck) which changes location as additional floor, roof, decking, or formwork sections are placed, formed, or constructed. A leading edge is considered to be an "unprotected side and edge" during periods when it is not actively and continuously under construction.
Leading Edge Hardware Products, Inc. was a computer manufacturer in the 1980s and the 1990s. They were based in Westborough, Massachusetts.