the part of the face above the eyes
frontal bone, os frontale, forehead(noun)
the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
The part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline.
Etymology: forheafod, corresponding to fore- + head.
the front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the brow
the aspect or countenance; assurance
the front or fore part of anything
In human anatomy, the forehead is the fore part of the head. It is, formally, an area of the head bounded by three features, two of the skull and one of the scalp. The top of the forehead is marked by the hairline, the edge of the area where hair on the scalp grows. The bottom of the forehead is marked by the supraorbital ridge, the bone feature of the skull above the eyes. The two sides of the forehead are marked by the temporal ridge, a bone feature that links the supraorbital ridge to the coronal suture line and beyond.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr′hed, n. the forepart of the head above the eyes, the brow: confidence, audacity.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The facade of a cosmic bagnio. 2. A screen that hides the obscene. 3. The ramparts of a portable Bastile.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The part of the face above the eyes.
A facet of the head.
The forehead is where we tend to put our hands often.Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'forehead' in Nouns Frequency: #2443
The numerical value of forehead in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of forehead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of forehead in a Sentence
Hell ants have two features found in no living species : highly specialized scythe-like mandibles and a wide diversity of horns that are present on what is essentially the forehead, one reason these fossils are compelling is that, today, we have about 15,000 known species of ants with all kinds of adaptations, from agricultural leaf-cutter ants with scissor-like mouthparts to army ants specialized as nomadic predatory raiders.
O how wonderful is the human voice! It is indeed the organ of the soul. The intellect of man sits enshrined visibly upon his forehead and in his eye; and the heart of man is written upon his countenance. But the soul reveals itself in the voice only, as God revealed himself to the prophet in the still small voice, and in a voice from the Burning Bush. The soul of man is audible, not visible. A sound alone betrays the flowing of the eternal fountain invisible to man.
Do you believe in what is in this bill? some of you have said ... well, they'll fix it in the Senate. But you have every provision of this bill tattooed on your forehead. You will glow in the dark on this one.
Do you have the word "cunt" tatooed on your forehead?
I have searched for my forehead to find a secret writing about my fate and I found no trace of destiny, but my very own decisions!
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- imminens fronti pontificisLatin
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