Also, set ahead. Turn a clock to a later time, as in For daylight-saving time we set the clocks forward. [1600s]
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Therefore our set-forward point is 400 yards, as this is the reading exactly opposite the time of flight on scale (d).The Gunner's Examiner|Harold E. Cloke