Frontal meaning

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Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front.

A frontal attack.

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Of or relating to a meteorological front.
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A drapery covering the front of an altar.
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The façade of a building.
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Of the front; in, on, at, or against the front.
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Of, or situated at or near, the forehead.

The frontal cortex of the brain.

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Involving the front of the human body.

A movie scene with frontal nudity.

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An ornamental band worn on the forehead.
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An ornamental cloth hung over the front of an altar.
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Relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front.

A frontal attack.

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Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack.
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(anatomy) Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
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(anatomy) Of or relating to the frontal plane.
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Of or relating to a weather front.
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A drapery covering the front of an altar.
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The façade of a building.
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(anatomy) The bone at the front of the skull, behind the forehead.
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Any of the scales of a reptile that lie in the general region of the forehead, more specifically between the eyes and to the anterior of this area.
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Origin of frontal

  • Middle English frontel from Old French from Medieval Latin frontāle from Latin frōns front- forehead, front

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition