AskDefine | Define frontal

Dictionary Definition

frontal adj
1 belonging to the front part; "a frontal appendage"
2 of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air; "frontal rainfall"
3 meeting front to front; "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision" [syn: head-on]
4 of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone; "the frontal lobes"

Noun

1 an adornment worn on the forehead [syn: frontlet]
2 a drapery that covers the front of an altar
3 the face or front of a building [syn: facade, frontage]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Adjective

frontal
  1. Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack.
  2. Anatomy
    1. Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
    2. Of or relating to the frontal plane.
  3. Of or relating to a weather front.

Translations

of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone

Noun

  1. A drapery covering the front of an altar.
  2. The façade of a building.

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

frontal.

Adjective

frontal

References

Extensive Definition

Front may refer to:

Frontal

frontal in Catalan: Front
frontal in Czech: Fronta
frontal in Danish: Front
frontal in German: Front
frontal in Spanish: Frente
frontal in French: Front
frontal in Galician: Fronte
frontal in Lithuanian: Frontas
frontal in Dutch: Front
frontal in Japanese: フロント
frontal in Norwegian: Front
frontal in Polish: Front
frontal in Russian: Фронт
frontal in Slovak: Front
frontal in Swedish: Front
frontal in Ukrainian: Фронт

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Communion table, altar, altar carpet, altar desk, altar facing, altar of prothesis, altar rail, altar side, altar slab, altar stair, altar stone, altarpiece, ancona, anterior, anteriority, bold front, bomos, brave face, brave front, chancel table, chief, credence, display, eschara, facade, face, facet, facia, first, fore, forefront, foreground, forehand, foreland, foremost, forepart, forequarter, foreside, foreword, forward, front, front elevation, front man, front matter, front page, front view, frontage, frontier, frontispiece, gradin, head, heading, headmost, hestia, holy table, lap, leading, mensal, missal stand, obverse, predella, preface, prefix, primary, prime, priority, proscenium, prothesis, retable, retablo, rood altar, scrobis, superaltar, window dressing
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