vanguard

  1. the leading units moving at the head of an army
  2. artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time
  3. the position of greatest advancement; the leading position in any movement or field

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Vanguard

HMS Vanguard was a British battleship of 19250 tons displacement. She was lost as the result of an internal explosion, on the night of July the 9th 1917, at Scapa Flow. Her nominal complement was 724, and there were only 97 survivors. The Vanguard was launched in 1909, being one of the three battleships of the St Vincent class. She was 500 feet lon...
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Vanguard

The vanguard (also called the advance guard) is the leading part of an advancing military formation. It has a number of functions, including seeking out the enemy and securing ground in advance of the main force. == History == The vanguard derives from the traditional division of a medieval army into three battles or wards; the Van, the Main (or M...
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vanguard

[n] - the leading units moving at the head of an army 2. [n] - the position of greatest advancement
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Vanguard

Battleship class, 1944-1960 [UK]
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Vanguard

Van'guard` noun [ For vantguard , avantguard , French avant-garde ; avant before, fore + garde guard. See Avant , Ab- , Ante- , and Guard , and confer Advance , Vamp , Van of an army, Vaward .] (Mil.)
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vanguard

van noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
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Vanguard

• (n.) The troops who march in front of an army; the advance guard; the van.
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Vanguard

(from the article `airplane`) ...of these planes and the high fuel consumption in comparison with the best piston planes never made them exceptionally popular. The Vickers ...
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Vanguard

(from the article `space exploration`) ...rather than to the army`s Redstone Arsenal, where Braun worked, so that the work would not interfere with Redstone`s higher-priority development ...
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Vanguard

any of a series of unmanned U.S. experimental test satellites. Vanguard I, launched March 17, 1958, consisted of a tiny 3.25-pound (1.47-kilogram) ...
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Vanguard

Vanguard is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Vanguard

Vanguard 1 An early United States Navy-led project intended to launch America`s first Earth satellite. It began in 1955, at a time of intense interservice rivalry, having been selected ahead of two competitors based on the Redstone and Atlas launch vehicles. The fact that this decision was a mi...
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Vanguard

A vanguard is the troops who march in front of an army forming the advance guard.
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Vanguard

Early series of US Earth-orbiting satellites and their associated rocket launcher. Vanguard 1 was the second US satellite, launched on 17 March 1958 by the three-stage Vanguard rocket. Tracking of its orbit revealed that the Earth is slightly pear-shaped. The series ended in September 1959 with Vanguard 3
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Vanguard

[journal] Vanguard: A Libertarian Communist Journal was a monthly anarchist political and theoretical journal, based in New York City, published between April 1932 and July 1939, and edited by Samuel Weiner, among others. Vanguard began as a project of the Vanguard Group, composed of members of the editorial collective of the Road to Freedo...
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Vanguard

[synthesizer] Vanguard is a VSTi and AU software synthesizer by reFX. It is a virtual analog synthesizer with 3 oscillators, 32 waveforms, up to 10-times unison, a filter with a number of frequency responses, delay and reverb effects and stereo pattern controlled noise gate and arpeggiator, making this plugin useful among the electronic dan...
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Vanguard

[video game] For the 2007 MMORPG, see Vanguard: Saga of Heroes The game is known as one of the first scrolling shooters ever made that allowed scrolling in multiple directions, and is additionally notable by being the first shoot `em up where a player can shoot in four different directions. Also, unlike other comparable games at the time, V...
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Vanguard

[microkernel] Vanguard was an experimental microkernel developed at Apple Computer in the early 1990s. Based on the V-System, Vanguard introduced standardized object identifiers and a unique `message chaining` system for improved performance. Vanguard was not used in any of Apple`s commercial products, and development ended in 1997 when App...
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Vanguard

[rocket] The Vanguard rocket was intended to be the first launch vehicle the United States would use to place a satellite into orbit. Instead, the Sputnik crisis caused by the surprise launch of Sputnik 1 led the U.S., after the failure of Vanguard TV3, to quickly orbit the Explorer 1 satellite using a Juno I rocket, making Vanguard I the s...
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vanguard

a creative group active in the innovation of new concepts
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