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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°.
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Decliners led advancers 528 to 296 with 59 others remaining unchanged.
There were 124 decliners that edged out 72 advancers while 49 stocks were unchanged.
The day's notable advancers comprised foods, retail and services-linked shares.
Advancers were beaten by decliners, 38 to 144, while issues unchanged.
gains supported sentiment, with banks among advancers.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 672 to 192, with 22 issues closing unchanged.
Advancers had a nearly 3-to-2 lead on the New York Stock Exchange.
The New York Stock Exchange has seen 780 million shares cross the tape with advancers leading decliners 17 to 14.
A total of 156 decliners overwhelmed 65 advancers, while 36 stocks were unchanged.
At the close of play the day's notable advancers comprised mining, textiles and apparel and real estate-related stocks.

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