• WordNet 3.6
    • n groundbreaker someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
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In literature:

They are groundbreaking pioneers, Cyberspace Rangers, whether they like it or not.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling

In news:

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday.
The visit to the Västerdal line in Western Sweden will provide delegates with the opportunity to view the groundbreaking Bombardier Interflo 550 ERTMS regional system on site.
Bombardier Showcases Groundbreaking Regional Signalling Solution at UIC ERTMS World Conference.
(June 15, 2009) – SKIL has unveiled a groundbreaking selection of router tables to complement the most versatile tool in a woodworker's repertoire, the router.
Legends & Groundbreakers: Barry Frank.
Boston-based Emerson College will mark the formal groundbreaking of its $110-million L.A.
Claire Danes, Damian Lewis continue to dazzle in groundbreaking roles.
State Sen Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, addresses a crowd during Firday's groundbreaking for Charles F Colton Road in the Myles Standish Industrial Park.
It opens on Thursday and features costumes, props and behind-the-scenes memorabilia from his groundbreaking films CNN was granted a sneak peek.
Jade Starling 's groundbreaking performance at the DJ Expo in Atlantic City.
* The groundbreaking ruling will no doubt end up before the Supreme Court.
Joseph's Storehouse Food Ministry will host a groundbreaking for a new 9,600 square foot extension of its facility at 2 pm, Friday, Oct 5.
Groundbreaking Set for Largest Sugar Refinery in U.S. Construction officially gets under way Feb 3 in Gramercy, La.
T hrough groundbreaking advocacy, Sybil Shainwald has advanced a deep commitment to social justice and women's rights and, for more than 30 years, has pioneered in all areas of women's health.
HAMMONTON — One of Broadway's longest-running, groundbreaking musicals, "Rent," is coming to the area.

In science:

In a series of groundbreaking works by Francesco Guerra and Michel Talagrand , the Parisi formula for the free energy has been proved to be correct in a class of mean field models, the SK model included.
On a nonhierarchical version of the Generalized Random Energy Model. II. Ultrametricity
The Ising model in d = 2 dimensions is perhaps the most studied statistical mechanical model and has a special place in the theory of critical phenomena since the groundbreaking work of Onsager .
Ising (Conformal) Fields and Cluster Area Measures
In their groundbreaking paper from 1960, Paul Erd˝os and Alfr´ed R´enyi made the following fundamental discovery: the random graph G(n, p) undergoes a remarkable phase transition around n .
The phase transition in random graphs - a simple proof
In their groundbreaking work from 1963, R´enyi and Sulanke continued it, studying expectations of various basic functionals of random polytopes.
Estimating Support Functions of Random Polytopes via Orlicz Norms
Last but not least, our newly-developed approach to post-process the simulated data facilitates groundbreaking studies such as examining the evolution of escape fraction per star-forming clump.
Dwarf Galaxies with Ionizing Radiation Feedback. I: Escape of Ionizing Photons