Definitions for "Vanguard"
Keywords:  army, guard, larsen, roxanne, vmebus
The troops who march in front of an army; the advance guard; the van.
See avant-guard.
the foremost part of an advancing army. Used figuratively to refer to being opinion leaders. The Republicans might claim, for example, that since they captured the House and Senate in the elections of November, 1994, they are in the vanguard of social policy and change.
The military body of the first Solar Consortium, the Commonwealth of Sanctuary, and the Concordance of Free Worlds. Before the Kretonian Dark Age, it was the oldest and most powerful armed force in the galaxy. After a brief stint as a mercenary organization after Sanctuary's return to normalspace, it was purchased by Oswald Cottington and assigned as the defensive force of the CFW. In 3002, the Vanguard became integrated with the Sanctuary Defense Force, effectively ending its role as a military body. http://web.wt.net/~dmqpw/vanguard
The name of the first U.S. made satellite. Never achieved orbit.
Grand National at his first attempt.
Vanguard is a software synthesizer by re FX. It is a virtual analog synthesizer with 3 oscillators, 32 waveforms, up to 10-times unison, a filter with a number of unusual responses, delay and reverb effects and stereo pattern controlled noise gate and arpeggiator. It is available as VSTi and AU.
Vanguard was an experimental microkernel developed at Apple Computer in the early 1990s. Based on the V-System, Vanguard introduced standardized object identifiers and a unique "message chaining" system for improved performance. Vanguard was not used in any of Apple's commercial products, and development ended in 1997 when Apple's research group (ATG) was dismantled.
any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
Keywords:  ideas, goal, set
a goal, not a set of ideas