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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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Telecommunication & Information Technology was another significant advancer which gained 0.
The advancers outnumbered declining stocks on the Tadawul; as for 53 percent stocks that gained, 37 percent ended lower and 10 percent remained unchanged.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers 601 to 211, with 62 closing unchanged.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers by a 3-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange.
On the broader market, advancers are outpacing decliners by nearly four to one on the New York Stock Exchange, and by more than three to one on the Nasdaq.
There were 103 decliners that outnumbered 84 advancers while 51 stocks were unchanged.
Advancers and decliners tied at both 82, while 56 issues remained the same.
Decliners were led by insurance, banking and utility sectors while advancers included textile, paper and pulp and mining companies.
Decliners topped advancers 597 to 230, while 65 others ended unchanged.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers by nearly a 2-to-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange, where composite volume totaled 952.
On the New York Stock Exchange, there are 1,031 advancers compared with 2,184 stocks sitting below the breakeven zone.
Decliners were led by banking, consumer financing and land transport companies while advancers included fisheries and forestry, textile and precision machinery sectors.

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