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  • noun Plural form of advancement.


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  • We shouldn't kid ourselves that we don't think certain advancements are better than others.

    My bright idea: Civilisation is still worth striving for

  • Near - and longer-term advancements include the new Ford EcoBoost global engine family featuring turbocharging and direct injection technology, Ford's ECOnetic range of low - CO2 technologies in Europe, and multi-speed transmissions such as Ford PowerShift.


  • Hanson says one of the robot Zeno’s biggest advancements is that its brains aren’t inside the robot.

    Robot Maker Builds Artificial Boy | Impact Lab

  • Among the advancements are the launch of two conventional vegetable seeds, one for broccoli and one for mildew resistant cucumbers.

    Monsanto Net Surges on Gains in Seed Business

  • Indeed, Mr. Claus deserves credit for his innovative techniques that preceded the so-called advancements of our current tech-savvy generation.

    Consumers Still Reluctant to Upgrade to Santa 2.0

  • Genentech's Activase, other brands) and innovative therapies like stroke devices, such as Concentric Medical's Merci Retrieval System, will be important near-term advancements in the treatment of this indication.


  • The advancements are a step by Intel to build server chips that are able to run applications faster.

    danblacharski's blog

  • "It sparked a wide range of scientific innovation with benefits that went far beyond the historic Apollo missions, such as advancements in building materials and fire-resistant fabrics, he said."

    NASA Watch: April 2009 Archives

  • This is due to a zeitgeist of conditions such as advancements in personal technologies, accessibility to information, and a new generation of artists who are product oriented and are demanding results.

    INTERVIEW: A COP15 Arts Wrap-up with Patricia Watts | Inhabitat

  • Ironically, the idea is rather simplistic and obvious, but I think the whole notion of "nature's grocery store" (if you will) gets lost, especially amidst all of today's food production "advancements" and concerns.

    Season Firsts


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