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push the envelope


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to go beyond established limits; to pioneer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to increase the capability of some type of machine or system; -- usually by technological development.


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  • JM has discovered that no matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

    May 31, 2011