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advance

1. Commerce
a. the supplying of commodities or funds before receipt of an agreed consideration
b. the commodities or funds supplied in this manner
c. (as modifier): an advance supply
2. a money payment made before it is legally due

advance

[əd′vans]
(civil engineering)
In railway engineering, a length of track that extends beyond the signal that controls it.
(geology)
A continuing movement of a shoreline toward the sea.
A net movement over a specified period of time of a shoreline toward the sea.
(hydrology)
The forward movement of a glacier.
(mechanical engineering)
To effect the earlier occurrence of an event, for example, spark advance or injection advance.
(navigation)
In making a turn, the distance a vessel moves in its initial direction from the point where the rudder is started over until the heading has changed 90°.
The distance a vessel moves in the initial direction for heading changes of less than 90°.
References in classic literature ?
When he saw that all were ready, Mahtoree gave the signal to advance. A few of the best mounted of the warriors, the chief himself included, moved a little in front, and made a threatening demonstration, as if they intended to attack the strangers.
Wilson Advance, June 10, 17, 1881; Diary, June 28, 30, 1882, Hassell Papers.
The procedure for securing an Advance Pricing Agreement, adopted through Rev.
Examples of the Renault deals available now via Motability include: Nil advance payment available on NEW Renault Twingo 1.2 Dynamique 16v 75 with air conditioning.
Bersih acting chairman Shahrul Aman Mohd Saari said, all candidates should send their polling and counting agents (PACA) to monitor advance and postal votings.
At a ceremony held to celebrate the placement of first smartphones order, Rizwan Majid, CEO Advance Telecom, reiterated the commitment that Advance Telecom has made to Nokia phones by voluntarily deciding to dedicate all its efforts and resources to Nokia smartphones.
At a ceremony held to celebrate the placement of first smart phones order, Rizwan Majid, CEO Advance Telecom, reiterated the commitment that Advance Telecom has made to Nokia phones by voluntarily deciding to dedicate all its efforts and resources to Nokia smart phones.
A traditional business cash advance is solely based on the future projected receivables of a business and is unsecured, meaning there is limited recourse if an advance is not satisfied by a borrower.
GRAITEC is excited to launch Advance Workshop, its new Steel Fabrication Management Information System (MIS) designed to give steel fabricators complete control over every stage of production.
Acuvue Advance in -0.50D to -7.50D in both base curves (8.3 and 8.7) will be discontinued on June 16, 2016.
I want to mention here that Asad Khan who is the resident of Malakand raised the issue to Jamia Binoria regarding a decree (fatwa) the advance loan of cellular operators.