light-years ahead

Definition of light-years ahead

  1. :  much more advanced than others ideas that are light-years ahead of the their time This new technology puts the company light-years ahead of its competitors.

Word by Word Definitions

light-yearplay light-years
  1. :  a unit of length in astronomy equal to the distance that light travels in one year in a vacuum or about 5.88 trillion miles (9.46 trillion kilometers)

    :  an extremely large measure of comparison (as of distance, time, or quality)

aheadplay
  1. :  in a forward direction or position :  forward

    :  in front

    :  in, into, or for the future


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