What is advanced?

  • (adj): Ahead in development; complex or intricate.
    Example: "Advanced technology"
    Synonyms: sophisticated
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on advanced:

Dinocephalia - Description
... the Dinocephalia are the least advanced among the therapsids, although still uniquely specialised in their own way ... shared with their pelycosaur ancestors, although they are also more advanced in possessing therapsid adaptations like the expansion of the ilium and more ... In more advanced forms, the heels on the lingual sides of the incisor teeth met to form a crushing surface when the jaws were shut, allowing the grinding up of plant matter ...
... In the classic 1956 science fiction film, "Forbidden Planet", the extinct race of advanced beings of the planet Altair IV are known as the "Krell" ... a stage of technological and scientific development so advanced that they were able to construct a machine with virtually unlimited power, a machine that turned their thoughts into reality ... (33,000 km3) machine was so advanced that it gave physical form and life to their Id ...
Northeast State Technical Community College - Kingsport Academic Village - The Regional Center For Advanced Manufacturing
... The Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing also opened in the Fall of 2009 ... It is also home to Northeast State's advanced manufacturing degree and certificate program ...
Ancient (Stargate) - Technology
... Ancient technology is among the most advanced encountered in the Stargate universe rivaled only by the Ori, who are the same race as the Ancients, and the Asgard who revealed some of their most ... but they have also developed technology as diverse as flying cities, advanced power sources, advanced healing devices and DNA Resequencers ...
Trans-cultural Diffusion - Medieval Europe
... In the early Middle Ages, Byzantine and Asian societies were far more advanced than Europe, however, the era beginning in the High Middle Ages reversed that ... Diffusion theory has been advanced as an explanation for this shift in technological development ... by the late eighteenth century, European fleets, armed with advanced cannon, decimated Arab and Chinese fleets, paving the way for unfettered domination of the seas that led to the colonial era ...

More definitions of "advanced":

  • (adj): At a higher level in training or knowledge or skill.
    Example: "An advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"
  • (adj): Farther along in physical or mental development.
    Example: "The child's skeletal age was classified as 'advanced'"; "children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average"
  • (adj): Comparatively late in a course of development.
    Example: "The illness had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of exhaustion"
  • (adj): Situated ahead or going before.
    Example: "At that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
    Synonyms: advance, in advance
  • (adj): Far along in time.
    Example: "A man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"
    Synonyms: ripe
  • (adj): (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry.
    Example: "Advanced societies"; "an advanced country technologically"

Famous quotes containing the word advanced:

    America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    Having advanced to the limit of boldness, child, you have stumbled against the lofty pedestal of Justice.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)

    A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)