When Thornton “T.D.” Barnes worked on NERVA, in 1968, the project was well advanced.
The morning was well advanced, and he feared no evil consequences, especially as the news was important and pressing.
Wentworth, who was now well advanced with his dressing, gave a long whistle.
By this time the afternoon was well advanced, and yet the knight, unchanged and unwearied, pursued his thoughts.
One of them was young, and the other well advanced in years.
The position of the sun's rays on the wall indicated that the morning was well advanced.
Careful watch has been set by now, and scouts will be well advanced.
The dinner was well advanced when I became conscious of a voice behind me, evidently an American and as evidently young.
May was well advanced, and the short, hot summer was at hand.
By this time the afternoon was well advanced and the whole English line surrounded.
1530s, "far ahead in the course of actions or ideas," past participle adjective from advance (v.). Of studies, from 1790. Military use is from 1795. In late 19c. used especially in reference to views on women's equality.