Definitions for forehead
ˈfɔr ɪd, ˈfɒr-; ˈfɔrˌhɛd, ˈfɒr-fore·head
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the part of the face above the eyes
frontal bone, os frontale, foreheadnoun
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: fore and head.
The breast of Hecuba,
When she did suckle Hector, look’d not lovelier
Than Hector’s forehead, when it spit forth blood
At Grecian swords contending. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
Some angel copy’d, while I slept, each grace,
And molded ev’ry feature from my face:
Such majesty does from her forehead rise,
Her cheeks such blushes cast, such rays her eyes. Dryden.
A man of confidence presseth forward upon every appearance of advantage, and thinks nothing above his management or his merit: where his force is too feeble, he prevails by dint of impudence: these men of forehead are magnificent in promises, and infallible in their prescriptions. Collier.
I would fain know to what branch of the legislature they can have the forehead to apply. Jonathan Swift, Presbyterian Plea.
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
in Mallophaga, the head in front of the mandibles and antennae.
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
If we could identify super spreaders early that would help but at this point we don't have any reasonable way to do that, there's no big double S on their forehead that says' Super Spreader' so that we can go find them. And that's the challenge.
The memory quotes would be attached to San Francisco-based forehead area, and the quotes about wanting to help I placed on San Francisco-based hand. The hand could be seen as welcoming, but also deflecting.
I noticed the door had been ajar for days, and when I checked whether they were alive or maybe injured, I saw they were cold and then noticed two holes in Konstantin's forehead.
Obviously he has tattoos on his neck and his face, his forehead, those are typical tattoos that you do see sometimes on white supremacists, but we don't know if that has anything to do with what happened today.
It pains me to this day that I wasn't there for that assault, because I was with Ryan Job. And I'm glad that I was by Ryan side. But I meant I wasn't there for Marc. When he was shot and killed. The next time I saw him was in the morgue, giving his giving a final kiss to his forehead.
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- imminens fronti pontificisLatin
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