Associations to the word «Front»


FRONT, noun. ​The foremost side of something or the end that faces the direction it normally moves.
FRONT, noun. The side of a building with the main entrance.
FRONT, noun. A field of activity.
FRONT, noun. A person or institution acting as the public face of some other, covert group.
FRONT, noun. (meteorology) The interface or transition zone between two airmasses of different density, often resulting in precipitation. Since the temperature distribution is the most important regulator of atmospheric density, a front almost invariably separates airmasses of different temperature.
FRONT, noun. (military) An area where armies are engaged in conflict, especially the line of contact.
FRONT, noun. (military) The lateral space occupied by an element measured from the extremity of one flank to the extremity of the other flank.
FRONT, noun. (military) The direction of the enemy.
FRONT, noun. (military) When a combat situation does not exist or is not assumed, the direction toward which the command is faced.
FRONT, noun. (obsolete) A major military subdivision of the Soviet Army.
FRONT, noun. (informal) An act, show, façade, persona: an intentional and false impression of oneself.
FRONT, noun. (historical) That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.
FRONT, noun. The most conspicuous part.
FRONT, noun. (obsolete) The beginning.
FRONT, noun. (UK) a seafront or coastal promenade.
FRONT, noun. (obsolete) The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.
FRONT, noun. (slang) (hotels) (dated) The bellhop whose turn it is to answer a client's call, which is often the word "front" used as an exclamation.
FRONT, adjective. Located at or near the front.
FRONT, adjective. (comparable) (phonetics) Of a vowel pronounced near the tip of the tongue.
FRONT, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To face (on, to); to be pointed in a given direction.
FRONT, verb. (transitive) To face, be opposite to.
FRONT, verb. (transitive) To face up to, to meet head-on, to confront.
FRONT, verb. (transitive) To adorn the front of; to put on the front.
FRONT, verb. (phonetics) (transitive) (intransitive) To pronounce with the tongue in a front position.
FRONT, verb. (linguistics) (transitive) To move (a word or clause) to the start of a sentence.
FRONT, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To act as a front (for); to cover (for).
FRONT, verb. (transitive) To lead or be the spokesperson of (a campaign, organisation etc.).
FRONT, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To provide money or financial assistance in advance to.
FRONT, verb. (intransitive) To assume false or disingenuous appearances.
FRONT, verb. (transitive) To deceive or attempt to deceive someone with false or disingenuous appearances (on).
FRONT, verb. To appear before, as in to front court.
FRONT AND CENTER, interjection. (idiomatic) A command to come to the center of attention of an assemblage, as of military personnel or students.
FRONT AND CENTER, adverb. (idiomatic) At the center of attention.
FRONT BENCH, noun. (British) In the House of Commons, either of two benches nearest the floor of the chamber, one occupied by the members of the Cabinet and the other by the Shadow Cabinet.
FRONT BENCH, noun. Those Members of Parliament occupying the front benches.
FRONT BENCHER, noun. Alternative form of frontbencher
FRONT BENCHERS, noun. Plural of front bencher
FRONT BOTTOM, noun. (British) (slang) (euphemistic) The female genitalia; the vulva.
FRONT BOTTOMS, noun. Plural of front bottom
FRONT BUM, noun. (British) (slang) (euphemistic) front bottom; vulva
FRONT CONTROLLER PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A structural (and partitioning) design pattern that provides a centralized entry point for handling requests and is an extension to the model-view-controller design pattern.
FRONT CONTROLLER PATTERNS, noun. Plural of front controller pattern
FRONT CRAWL, noun. A style of swimming where the swimmer is face-down in the water and moves the arms in alternating overhead strokes.
FRONT DESK, noun. The reception of an office or a hotel.
FRONT DOOR, noun. The main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
FRONT DOOR, noun. (computing) The normal portal page to a website.
FRONT DOOR, noun. (baseball) The path of a pitch which starts inside and then slides over the plate.
FRONT DOOR, noun. (slang) vagina
FRONT DOORS, noun. Plural of front door
FRONT DOUBLE BICEPS, noun. (bodybuilding) A standard pose in which both sets of biceps and the abdominals are flexed, while one is facing the judges.
FRONT END, noun. (computing) that part of a hardware or software system that is conceptually closest to the user; the user interface.
FRONT END LOADER, noun. A piece of tractor mounted construction equipment consisting of a scoop on the end of hydraulic arms.
FRONT END LOADERS, noun. Plural of front end loader
FRONT ENDS, noun. Plural of front end
FRONT FOOT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see front,‎ foot.
FRONT FOOT, noun. (cricket) The batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.
FRONT FOOT SHOT, noun. (cricket) A shot played by the batsman with most of his weight on the front foot.
FRONT GARDEN, noun. A garden at the front of a property.
FRONT GARDENS, noun. Plural of front garden
FRONT GROUP, noun. A front organization that appears to be an independent voluntary association or charitable organization
FRONT GROUPS, noun. Plural of front group
FRONT LINE, noun. (military) A front, or a boundary between opposing positions.
FRONT LINE, noun. A site of a conflict, effort, or controversial matter of any kind.
FRONT LINE, noun. The site of interaction with outsiders, such as customers.
FRONT LINE, noun. (euphemistic) A low level.
FRONT LINE, noun. (soccer) attack, collectively the attackers or forwards.
FRONT LINES, noun. Plural of front line
FRONT LOAD, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see front,‎ load.
FRONT LOAD, noun. Something assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.
FRONT LOADER, noun. An automatic washing machine in which the laundry is placed and retrieved through a (normally transparent) door in the front
FRONT LOADER, noun. A front-end loader
FRONT MAN, noun. A person acting as the public face of some other, covert group.
FRONT MAN, noun. (football) striker, attacker, forward
FRONT MAN, noun. (music) The lead singer in a musical group
FRONT MATTER, noun. Within a book, all content preceding the main text or work itself.
FRONT MEN, noun. Plural of front man
FRONT MONEY, noun. (business) Money paid for goods or services in advance, sometimes through an intermediary.
FRONT MONEY, noun. (business) Capital which is required in order to establish a business and begin operations.
FRONT NAME, noun. (archaic) A person's given name.
FRONT NAMES, noun. Plural of front name
FRONT OF HOUSE, noun. The part of a restaurant, theatre, etc. presented to the public.
FRONT OF THE HOUSE, noun. (curling) The portion of the house closer to the hog line.
FRONT ORGANIZATION, noun. An organization which secretly acts as the public face of a covert group.
FRONT ORGANIZATIONS, noun. Plural of front organization
FRONT PAGE, noun. The first, and initially visible, page of a publication
FRONT PAGE, adjective. So important as to warrant being put on the front page of newspapers
FRONT PAGE, adjective. Which appears on the front page of a publication
FRONT PAGES, noun. Plural of front page
FRONT PORCH, noun. A porch at the front of a building.
FRONT PORCH, noun. (television) A brief period inserted between the end of each transmitted line of picture and the leading edge of the next line sync pulse, intended to allow voltage levels to stabilise in older televisions, preventing interference between picture lines.
FRONT PORCHES, noun. Plural of front porch
FRONT RING, noun. (curling) The 12-foot diameter circle outermost in the house.
FRONT ROOM, noun. A living room
FRONT ROOM, noun. (UK) (possibly dated) A room, normally at the front of the house and kept unusually tidy, reserved for entertaining guests or for special occasions.
FRONT ROOMS, noun. Plural of front room
FRONT ROW, noun. In an auditorium or sports venue, the line of side-by-side seats closest to the stage, playing field, or other location where the activity of interest is occurring.
FRONT ROW, noun. (British) (rugby) The row of players who participate in a scrum with direct contact with the opposing scrum.
FRONT RUNNER, noun. (idiomatic) Any of the most likely winners in a contest, election, etc.
FRONT RUNNER, noun. (finance) (business) One who engages in front running.
FRONT RUNNERS, noun. Plural of front runner
FRONT RUNNING, noun. (finance) The illegal practice of a stockbroker who, on receiving a large client order, places an order for his or her own account ahead of the client's, knowing that when the client's order is placed it will move the market and create a profit for the broker.
FRONT RUNNING, noun. (finance) The illegal practice of placing orders for a security on one's own account in advance of promoting or recommending it.
FRONT RUNNING, noun. (business) Any practice of buying something the value of which is about to increase due to a future purchase by another, especially where the knowledge derives from a fiduciary relationship.
FRONT SLASH, noun. The slash symbol /.
FRONT TEETH, noun. The incisors.
FRONT VOWEL, noun. (phonetics) Any vowel sound produced in the front of the mouth. Examples: "a" in “man” and "e" in “gel”
FRONT VOWELS, noun. Plural of front vowel
FRONT WALL, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see front,‎ wall.
FRONT WALL, noun. The main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.
FRONT WALLS, noun. Plural of front wall
FRONT YARD, noun. (US) A yard to the front of a house or similar residence, typically having a lawn and often trees, shrubs, and/or flowers.
FRONT YARD, noun. (UK) A enclosed and often primarily utilitarian area to the front of a house or similar residence, typically having a hard surface or paving.
FRONT YARDS, noun. Plural of front yard

Dictionary definition

FRONT, noun. The side that is forward or prominent.
FRONT, noun. The line along which opposing armies face each other.
FRONT, noun. The outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front".
FRONT, noun. The side that is seen or that goes first.
FRONT, noun. A person used as a cover for some questionable activity.
FRONT, noun. A sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts".
FRONT, noun. (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses.
FRONT, noun. The immediate proximity of someone or something; "she blushed in his presence"; "he sensed the presence of danger"; "he was well behaved in front of company".
FRONT, noun. The part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage".
FRONT, noun. A group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front".
FRONT, verb. Be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park".
FRONT, verb. Confront bodily; "breast the storm".
FRONT, adjective. Relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch".

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