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Definition of the adjective advancing

What does advancing mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. moving forward
    • examples: The army was advancing in the wrong direction. | I am afraid we are advancing in the wrong direction. | Its business is advancing quite well. | The fun thing about this job is that the technology is continually advancing so it continues to be stimulating. | Press freedom is advancing.
    • synonyms of advancing: forward / forward-moving
    • similar: progressive


Advancing is a glacier status.

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Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

advancing edge, an edge which advances or precedes another; the front edge of a sustainingsplane or other aerofoil ; the leading edge : the epposit of following edge. following edge , ...

Google previewDictionary, Dreams-Signs-Symbols (2014)

The Source Code (The Ultimate Spiritual Guide to Dream Interpretation) by KAYA

isan energy resourcethat facilitates advancing, butwhich, sooner orlater,must be replacedbyahealthier form ofenergy that is more environmentally friendly, safer, equitableandsustainable. Lackofgas(petrol) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1846)

by George William Johnson

advancing crops.Beets, thin, &c.—Borecole, plant; sow, b., ...

Google previewDictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings (2008)

A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship by Tremper Longman III, Peter Enns

has noted the inadequacy of that term and suggested that this form of parallelism is better represented by the term “ advancing parallelism.” What makes the category distinct from synonymous or antithetic ...

Google previewHorseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated (2005)

by Equine Research

Advancing keratoma. This cylindrical growth begins at the coronet and advances down . 2–36. Advancing keratoma. This cylindrical growth begins at the coronet and advances down . 2–36. Advancing keratoma. This cylindrical growth begins ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

indication, prediction, prophesy, warning advance of money imprest advance party vanguard advance payment ante, stake advance showing of forthcoming film preview advance slowly crawl advancing onward, progression advancing by ...

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The man whose acquisitions stick is the man who is always achieving and advancing whilst his neighbors, spending most of their time in relearning what they once knew but have forgotten, simply hold their own. (William James)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4A1N1C3I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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