Ahead


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Ahead

On an exchange, referring to a record of a trade that occurs at the same price as another trade, but is nonetheless listed before that other trade in a specialist's book. See also: Behind.
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Of the twelve prisoners who had been chained ahead of me each alternate one had been freed commencing with Dian.
Had they pulled in below me they must surely have seen me against the faint glow of light ahead, but from where they finally came to rest I was as secure from detection as though miles separated us.
After that it was plain sailing, though as far as I could know, there might be most anything ahead of us, and my nerves strained to the snapping-point every instant.
Then I went into the tower and ordered full speed ahead, hoping to distance the fearsome things; but it was useless.
As we raced along the coast for one of those seem-ingly interminable periods that may draw hours into eternities where the labor is soul-searing and there is no way to measure time, I saw what I took for the opening to a bay or the mouth of a great river a short distance ahead of us.
Thus it was that, though he had put out upon the river but a short time subsequent to the girl, yet she had reached the bay fully two hours ahead of him.
This was done by the boat ahead trailing a small rope astern to the one behind.
The cap at the mainmast head was broken out, and sheet and downhaul pulled flat, amid a scattering rifle fire from the boats; and the Mary Rebecca lay over and sprang ahead faster than ever.
The wind was shouting through our rigging, the Mary Rebecca was half over on her side and rushing ahead like an ocean greyhound.
Suddenly, above the storm, they heard what sounded at first like the booming of a gun, and then a shrill whistle from some distance ahead.
I got up at four o'clock, and came on with all speed, full two or three hours ahead of them, if they start at the time they planned.
If you must fight, wait till I get you a piece ahead.