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ˈfrʌn tlfrontal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frontlet, frontalnoun

    an adornment worn on the forehead

  2. frontalnoun

    a drapery that covers the front of an altar

  3. facade, frontage, frontaladjective

    the face or front of a building

  4. frontaladjective

    belonging to the front part

    "a frontal appendage"

  5. frontaladjective

    of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air

    "frontal rainfall"

  6. frontal, head-onadjective

    meeting front to front

    "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision"

  7. frontaladjective

    of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone

    "the frontal lobes"

Wiktionary

  1. frontalnoun

    A drapery covering the front of an altar.

  2. frontalnoun

    The façade of a building.

  3. frontalnoun

    The bone at the front of the skull, behind the forehead.

  4. frontaladjective

    Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack.

  5. frontaladjective

    Anatomy

  6. frontaladjective

    Of or relating to a weather front.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frontaladjective

    belonging to the front part; being in front

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  2. Frontaladjective

    of or pertaining to the forehead or the anterior part of the roof of the brain case; as, the frontal bones

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  3. Frontalnoun

    something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  4. Frontalnoun

    an ornamental band for the hair

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  5. Frontalnoun

    the metal face guard of a soldier

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  6. Frontalnoun

    a little pediment over a door or window

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  7. Frontalnoun

    a movable, decorative member in metal, carved wood, or, commonly, in rich stuff or in embroidery, covering the front of the altar. Frontals are usually changed according to the different ceremonies

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  8. Frontalnoun

    a medicament or application for the forehead

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

  9. Frontalnoun

    the frontal bone, or one of the two frontal bones, of the cranium

    Etymology: [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See Front.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. frontal

    A front piece; something worn on the forehead or face; or the metal face-guard of a soldier.

Editors Contribution

  1. frontal

    Relating to or directed to the front.

    The frontal facet of the brain is responsible for reasoning and morality.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Frontal

    referring to the front of head or anterior aspect of any part.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frontal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frontal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of frontal in a Sentence

  1. Teresa Fernández-Crespo:

    One male suffered multiple frontal injuries, suggesting that he was facing his attacker.

  2. Phillip Strach:

    This lawsuit is not about protecting democracy, it is a full, frontal assault on democracy.

  3. Jeff Bock:

    Unless aliens possess Christopher Nolan frontal lobe, Christopher Nolan will not cave to the cries of digital, and if Warner Bros. decides digital is the right move, Christopher Nolan'll likely never work with them again.

  4. Jose Baez:

    I think this case is testing the presumption of innocence in our country, and you have a man who needs to stand trial for these specific acts, and he should be entitled to the same presumption as anyone else, and whenever you have a frontal assault like that, I think it's important, for not only the members of our judiciary, but as all of us who work in the justice system and in the press who cover it, to constantly enforce and reinforce and maintain that presumption of innocence, because it's a threat to us all.

  5. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan:

    Our study has found a significant decrease in gray matter pruning in the frontal default mode network, which is involved in higher cognitive functions, such as the planning and controlling of social behaviors.

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