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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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GE's 1989 plastics demonstration house was way ahead of its time. It's now closed to visitors.
Chalk it up to either an idea that was too far ahead of its time or another Internet "solution" looking for a problem.
He was a pioneer in children's summer camping, where his model of teaching balanced excellence in instruction with insistence on kindness and fair play was years ahead of its time.
But it's a stupid idea that's ahead of its time. If the Mob had tried to build Las Vegas in 1929, in the middle of the Great Depression, the idea never would have gotten off the ground.
As a senior consultant with the railway's international division in the late '80s and early '90s, contemplating global opportunities on a regional level was a concept way ahead of its time.
The ACTIV brand shotshell may have been too far ahead of its time. It looked strange without a traditional brass base, but it cycled like grease through any gun.