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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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92 was a second and a half ahead of its time at the Pasadena Games two weeks ago.
I think people think we did a gay show because it was so ahead of its time.
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In every age a talent emerges that's so far ahead of its time, it can't be fully appreciated.
2, 1850, and signed with the name of one of the lost forty-niners, William Robinson, used a phrase that was ahead of its time - too far ahead.