forward englannista suomeksi
etu-, eteenpäin suunnattu
Situated toward or at the front of something.
''the forward gun in a ship, the forward ship in a fleet''
Situated toward or near the enemy lines.
''The forward battalion took a hammering.''
Acting in or pertaining to the direction in which someone or something is facing.
''My forward vision is fine, but my peripheral vision is poor.''
Acting in or pertaining to the direction of travel or movement.
''forward motion'', ''forward thrust'', ''forward momentum''
Moving in the desired direction of progress.
''This is an important forward step for the country.''
Having the usual order or sequence.
''The front of the fire engine has backward writing, that can be read in a mirror, as well as forward writing.''
Expected or scheduled to take place in the future.
Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for the season; precocious.
(quote-book) the lady conceived the same desires with himself, and was on her side contriving how to give the captain proper encouragement, without appearing too forward; for she was a strict observer of all rules of decorum.
1999:, (w), ''Stardust'', pg. 44 (2001 Perennial paperback edition)
- "Would you think it forward of me to kiss you?" asked Tristran.
- Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
At, near or towards the front of something.
- A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; as, again, the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the dull, small fire. In fact, that arm-chair had been an extravagance of Mrs. Bunting. She had wanted her husband to be comfortable after the day's work was done, and she had paid thirty-seven shillings for the chair.
In the direction in which someone or something is facing.
''I leant forward to get a better look.''
''The grandfather clock toppled forward and crashed to the ground.''
In the desired or usual direction of movement or progress, physically or figuratively; onwards.
So that front and back are in the usual orientation.
''Don't wear your baseball cap backward; turn it forward.''
In the usual order or sequence.
Into the future.
To an earlier point in time. ''See also ''forward''.''
''He did all he could to forward the interests of the school.''
1941, (w), ''Up at the Villa'', Vintage 2004, p. 26:
- Mary had a suspicion that this plan had been arranged beforehand, for she knew how the lewd old woman loved to forward love affairs ….
To send (a letter, email etc.) on to a third party.
''I'll be glad to forward your mail to you while you're gone.''
To assemble (a book) by sewing sections, attaching cover boards, and so on.
One of the eight players (comprising two props, one hooker, two locks, two flankers and one eight, collectively known as the pack) whose primary task is to gain and maintain possession of the ball (compare back).
The small forward or power forward position; two frontcourt positions that are taller than guards but shorter than centers.
The front part of a vessel.
2004, Tamara Stevens, ''What Is Snail Mail?: The Lost Art of Letterwriting'' (page 27)
- When you receive your new pen-pal's email address, do not automatically put it in your address book and use the email Addy to send 'forwards' to. Not every pen pal likes 'forwards', especially jokes and meaningless emails.