Definition of Set ahead

1. Verb. Move forward. "We have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"

Exact synonyms: Advance
Generic synonyms: Set



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Set Ahead

set-theoretic
set-theoretic difference
set-theoretical
set-theoretically
set-to
set-top box
set-top boxes
set-up
set-ups
set (psychology)
set a spell
set ablaze
set about
set afire
set aflame
set ahead (current term)
set apart
set ashore
set aside
set back
set chisel
set decoration
set down
set fire
set foot
set for life
set forth
set free
set gun
set in

Literary usage of Set ahead

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1. Mining Practices by Engineering and Mining Journal (1919)
"Bridge pieces, therefore, were unnecessary for catching the ends' of the spiles, when the set ahead was put in, as sufficient room was always left between ..."

2. A Manual of the Steam-engine: For Engineers and Technical Schools; Advanced by Robert Henry Thurston (1891)
"The angular advance of the eccentric is the angle through which it is thus set ahead. The " radius of the eccentric," as the term is commonly employed, ..."

3. Sessional Papers (1902)
"The first engine was nearest to the engine shed, and when it was set ahead about 10 yards, Thorpe, who was in charge of engine No. ..."

4. Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the by C. P. Kunhardt (1887)
"The arc through which the eccentric is set ahead to meet the addition of lap is called the "angular advance." By putting the valve ahead to adjust the ..."

5. Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the by C. P. Kunhardt (1887)
"The arc through which the eccentric is set ahead to meet the addition of lap is called the "angular advance." By putting the valve ahead to adjust the ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"But the eccentric can be at right angles to the crank only when there is no lap, and the greater the lap the more the eccentric must be set ahead to give ..."

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