The position of a character, or set of characters, in relation to the baseline. In DTP, the change is measured in points and a negative value moves the selected text upwards.
A mortgage or loan
Advance was one of the great Thoroughbred colts of the New Zealand turf. Crowd-pleasing, front-running colt won good races up to 1-1/2 miles, but `The Black Demon` was best known as a superior weight-carrier, one of the best, if not the best, of all time in New Zealand—in his 19 wins he carried more than 9 st. in 13 of them—and ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(horse)
Money paid upon signing of a royalty-based contract, before services are rendered. Advances are recoupable from profits, which means that royalties aren't paid to the contractor or licensor until the profits exceed the advance amount.Found on http://www.sloperama.com/advice/lesson28.html
Advance was a screw steamer that was wrecked when she sprang a leak whilst carrying tea-tree saplings between Taree, New South Wales and Coopernook. She was lost on the Manning River, New South Wales on June 17, 1933. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(ship)
The Advance was a composite schooner built in 1874 at Auckland, that was wrecked when it drifted onto rocks at Henrys Head, Botany Bay, New South Wales, on 12 June 1902, whilst carrying ballast between Wollongong and Newcastle. ==Ship description and construction== During the 1870s, the shipbuilding trade in and around Auckland was r...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(1874)
``Advance`` (1903) Online Database`s Australian National Shipwreck Database Australian Shipping - Arrivals and Departures 1788-1968 including shipwrecks Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks - New South Wales Shipwrecks Books ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(1903)
The ``Advance`` was a wooden topsail schooner built in 1872 at Terrigal, that was wrecked when it missed stays whilst carrying ballast (vessel was used in the lime trade) between Botany Bay and Port Stephens under the command of Captain J. Delaney and was lost at Henry Head Bight, Botany Bay, New South Wales on 11 February 1884 ==Shi...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(1872)
The Advance was an iron screw steamer tug built in 1884 that was wrecked when it collided with the Inverna off Catherine Hill Bay, New South Wales on 25 December 1908. ==Ship service history== The Advance was involved in a collision with the Tuncurry in the early morning of 30 September 1906. The Tuncurry, under the command of Captai...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_(1884)
Often a pre-payment, given to the author at various stages during development of a book, typically half is paid on signature of contract and half on publication of the book. The sum is an advance on the royalties that will be paid to the author once the book has been published.
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A term meaning the amount of money borrowed under a credit agreement Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20202
- an amount paid before it is earned 2. [n] - increase in price or value 3. [v] - pay in advance 4. [v] - move forward 5. [v] - cause to move forward 6. [v] - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense 7. [v] - bring forward for consideration or acceptance 8. [v] - develop further 9. [v] - rise in rate o...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=advance
Loan from a bank or building society in the form of a mortgage. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20452
The amount of money that is forwarded from the mortgage lender to the solicitor.
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to step forward
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a movement forward by step, cross, or balestra
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Ad·vance' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Advanced
; present participle & verbal noun Advancing
.] [ Middle English avancen
, French avancer
, from a supposed Late Latin abantiare
; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/34
Ad·vance' intransitive verb 1.
To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced
to greet me. 2.
To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to advance
in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price. 3.
To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferr...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/34
[ Confer French avance
, from avancer
. See Advance
The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. 2.
Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance
in h...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/34
Before in place, or beforehand in time; -- used for advanced
; as, an advance
guard, or that before the main guard or body of an army; advance
payment, or that made before it is due; advance
sheets, pages of a forthcoming volume, ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/34
1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. ... 2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or religion; an advance in rank or office. ... 3. An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an advance on the prime cost of goods. ... 4. The first step toward...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
cash advance noun
an amount paid before it is earnedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=advance
throw out verb
bring forward for consideration or acceptance; `advance an argument`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=advance
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; `Time marches on`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=advance
pay in advance; `Can you advance me some money?`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=advance
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