advancer

Definitions

  • the Adult King Advancing, Followed by his Double
    the Adult King Advancing, Followed by his Double
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n advancer someone who advances
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"The commanding officer advanced towards the bier." "The commanding officer advanced towards the bier."
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Vampire bat saliva has been responsible for many advances in research into stroke recovery
    • Advancer A second branch of a buck's antler.
    • Advancer One who advances; a promoter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Kwoma of New Guinea consider it proper for the girl to make sexual advances rather than the boy in order to help the men avoid upsetting the girl's parents.
    • n advancer One who advances; a promoter.
    • n advancer A branch of a buck's horn, the second from the base.
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Quotations

  • Hermann Broch
    Hermann Broch
    “The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.”
  • Walter Bagehot
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    “Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them.”
  • William Ellery Channing
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    “Error is discipline through which we advance.”
  • Buckminster Fuller
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    “Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.”
  • Yves Saint-Laurent
    Yves Saint-Laurent
    “A good model can advance fashion by ten years.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Who is sure of their own motives can in confidence advance or retreat.”

Usage

In literature:

Goddard advanced to give battle; but Scindia, to gain time, opened negotiations.
"At the Point of the Bayonet" by G. A. Henty
When it becomes impracticable for the company to advance as a whole by ordinary means, it advances by rushes.
"Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911" by United States War Department
No wonder it had been chosen to lead the advance.
"Fighting in France" by Ross Kay
The great pagoda, standing two miles and a half from the town, was at once occupied as an advanced position by the British.
"On the Irrawaddy" by G. A. Henty
Mr. Armour, however, kept on selling, Grant continued to advance.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
As I moved the creature snarled, but did not advance any nearer.
"Afar in the Forest" by W.H.G. Kingston
As I advanced, however, I perceived that it was a lonely man on horseback.
"Manco, the Peruvian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
As the boats advanced, a sharp fire of musketry was opened on them from the Pegu side.
"Our Sailors" by W.H.G. Kingston
As the night advanced, the weather became worse and worse.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
In the meanwhile the brig continued to advance towards Union Bay.
"The Secret of the Island" by W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
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In poetry:

But chief in gallant feates of arms
He did himself advance,
That ere he grewe to man's estate
He had no peere in France.
"Valentine and Ursine" by Anonymous British
"When first my eyes on Hero glanc'd,
One vulture he had slain:
The second scar'd as I advanced,
Flew off in fearful pain."
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
The elder boy, gay Donald, chanc'd,
Far from the door to play,
Lest, now within the vale advanc'd,
His kid might roam away.
"The Eagle" by William Hayley
Golden glows the wide horizon,
When the radiant orb of light
To the east his course advances,
From the ebon throne of night.
"Expectation" by Elizabeth Bath
His Island voice then shall you hear,
Nor ever after separate
From such a twilight of the year
Advancing to the vernal gate.
"The Thrush In February" by George Meredith
Advancement then would have an end.
Progression then would cease,
Invention have no earnest friend,
And science no increase.
"Discontent" by Jared Barhite

In news:

Eden Prairie's Bootsma advances to semis in 100 backstroke .
"Friday Night Fights" contributor Nigel Collins says the jawing going on between cruiserweights Antonio Tarver and Lateef Kayode in advance of Saturday's card in Los Angeles could make for a better main event fight.
Bad Faith Legislation Fails to Advance.
Greg Ballard, former Oregon Ducks basketball player and current advanced scout for the Atlanta Hawks, joined John Canzano on the " Bald-Faced Truth" radio show on Wednesday on 750-AM The Game.
Balky putter dooms Jordan Spieth's chances of advancing to Q-School finals.
And advance all yards left with the old blade has to be -- up.
Barbados advances to set up date with USA.
Barbados technical adviser Keith Grifffith threatened to quit if the favored Bajans did not advance.
Ribs and glaze can be prepared through step 3 up to 2 days in advance.
The Pirates feel like they can be selective about who they attempt to acquire in advance of the trade deadline, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.
The last decade has seen significant advances in open architecture of automation controls.
Braves' Advance Stadium Productions with Ross XPression CG's.
Recent advancements in optical technologies are enabling manufacturers to perform dimensional measurements on more kinds of parts, more quickly and more accurately.
It combines traditional techniques with recent advances in protein electrophoresis, transfer, and imaging.
How to Advance Civil Liberties Without Blowing Up Earth.
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In science:

Two proposals of this kind have been recently advanced by F.
Conclusive tests of local realism and pseudoscalar mesons
Biskamp, D. 1997, in Advanced Topics in Astrophysical and Space Plasmas, eds. E.M.
Constraints on the Acceleration of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays in Accretion-Induced Collapse Pulsars
Once this bridge is established, one may include most of the recent advances in both fields within a unified perspective, namely, the road towards a deeper understanding of the physics of interacting quantum fluids.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids
Recent observational advances of the CMBR anisotropies conform/reinforce the validity of the two basic assumptions used in most of the cosmological structure formation theories: the homogeous and isotropic Friedmann world model, and the linearity of the imposed structures.
Inflationary spectra in generalized gravity: Unified forms
The SII sensors (two p-stop ST1’s and one p-spray ST2) were indium bump bonded to FPIX1 readout chips by Advanced Interconnect Technology Ltd. (AIT, Hong Kong).
Performance of prototype BTeV silicon pixel detectors in a high energy pion beam
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