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ad·vance

(ad-vants'),
To move forward.
[Fr. avancer, to set forward]

advance

Medspeak
noun A popular term for a step forward in knowledge.
 
Military 
verb To move one’s battle front forward.
 
Surgery
noun The stretching of tissue to cover a defect.

advance

(ăd-vans′) [Fr. avancer, to set forth]
To carry out the surgical procedure of advancement.

ad·vance

(ad-vans)
To move forward.
[Fr. avancer, to set forward]
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3-point showdown advancers: Dylan Ingebrigtsen (Elk Grove), Mario Lamanto (Wheeling), Matt Samuelson (New Trier), George Davidkov (New Trier).
There were 115 decliners that edged out 96 advancers while 47 stocks were unchanged.
Declining issues, however, led advancers 524 to 315, with 54 remaining unchanged.
There were 106 advancers that edged out 75 decliners while 53 stocks were unchanged.
Advancers and decliners tied at both 82, while 56 issues remained the same.
Decliners led advancers 582 to 260 while 48 remained unchanged.
There were 132 decliners that edged out 70 advancers, while 50 stocks were unchanged.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 682 to 180, while 23 stocks ended unchanged.
There were 103 decliners that edged out 82 advancers while 52 stocks were unchanged.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 453 to 352 while three issues closed unchanged.
There were 96 advancers that edged out 86 advancers while 51 stocks were unchanged.
Advancers led decliners 739 to 106 with 43 others remaining unchanged.

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