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STATE OF THE ART

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does state of the art mean? 

STATE OF THE ART (noun)
  The noun STATE OF THE ART has 1 sense:

1. the highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time

  Familiarity information: STATE OF THE ART used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STATE OF THE ART (noun)


Sense 1state of the art [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

the state of the art in space travel

Hypernyms ("state of the art" is a kind of...):

degree; level; point; stage (a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process)


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