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The interface or 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.
The direction of the enemy.
A major military subdivision of the Soviet Army.
- (RQ:Shakespeare Coriolanus)
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.
1856, (w), ''(w)''
- like any plain Miss Smith's, who wears a front
The most conspicuous part.
- (RQ:Shakespeare Othello)
1609, (w), ''Sonnet 102''
- summer's front
The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.
- (RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
c. 1700, (w), ''Seeing the Duke of Ormond's Picture at Sir Godfrey Kneller's''
- His front yet threatens, and his frowns command.
A grill (gloss).
Located at or near the front.
''The front runner was thirty meters ahead of her nearest competitor.''
2001, (w), https://books.google.com/books?id=ID3cMjhnPKkC&pg=PA157&dq=%22furthest+front%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjK743F4I3MAhVB5mMKHaSrCDYQ6AEIJzACv=onepage&q=%22furthest%20front%22&f=false Einstein's German World
- You also were in the furthest front line in order to help and learn and to study the conditions for using the gas process Gasver-fahren of every kind.
(ux) has a front vowel in most dialects.
To face ((m), (m)); to be pointed in a given direction.
- The great gate fronting to the north was about four feet high, and almost two feet wide, through which I could easily creep.
1939, (w), ''The Big Sleep'', Penguin, 2011, p.35:
- The door fronted on a narrow run, like a footbridge over a gully, that filled the gap between the house wall and the edge of the bank.
1999, (w), ''A Clash of Kings'', Bantam, 2011, p.312:
- They emerged atop the broad curving steps that fronted on the Street of the Sisters, near the foot of Visenya's Hill.
2010, Ingrid D Rowland, "The Siege of Rome", ''New York Review of Books'', Blog, 26 March:
- The palazzo has always fronted on a bus stop—but this putative man of the people has kindly put an end to that public service.
To face, be opposite to.
1749, (w), ''Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure'', Penguin, 1985, p.66:
- After saluting her, he led her to a couch that fronted us, where they both sat down, and the young Genoese helped her to a glass of wine, with some Naples biscuit on a salver.
1813, (w), ''Pride and Prejudice'':
- (..)down they ran into the dining-room, which fronted the lane, in quest of this wonder; it was two ladies stopping in a low phaeton at the garden gate.
1913, (w), ''Sons and Lovers'', Penguin, 2006, p.49:
- She sat on a seat under the alders in the cricket ground, and fronted the evening.
To face up to, to meet head-on, to confront.
1594, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Jones,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07018.0001.001
- Know you not ''Gaueston'' hath store of golde,
- Which may in Ireland purchase him such friends,
- As he will front the mightiest of vs all,
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes); but have rather gone to meet and front her before, and witting-earnestly cast themselves to the triall of the hardest difficulties.
1623, (w), ''King Henry IV, Part 2'':
- What well-appointed leader fronts us here?
To adorn the front of; to put on the front.
2001, (w), ''The Pillars of Creation'', page 148:
- Three tiers of balconies fronted with roped columns supporting arched openings looked down on the marble hall.
To pronounce with the tongue in a front position.
2005, Paul Skandera / Peter Burleigh, ''A Manual of English Phonetics and Phonology'', page 48:
- The velar plosives are often fronted through the influence of a following front vowel, and retracted through the influence of a following back vowel.
(senseid) To move (a word or clause) to the start of a sentence (or series of adjectives, etc).
2001, Arthur J. Holmer, Jan-Olof Svantesson, Åke Viberg, ''Proceedings of the 18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics''
- (..) in the clause, only the adjective may be fronted; but if both a past participle and a verbal particle are present, either may be fronted. Topicalization, in which maximal projections are fronted to express pragmatics such as contrast, emphasis, ...
2010, George Melville Bolling, Bernard Bloch, ''Language''
- A problem facing any syntactic analysis of hyperbaton is that nonconstituent strings are fronted (..) In cases where the adjective is fronted with the determiner, the determiner is not doubled (..)
To act as a front (for); to cover (for).
2007, Harold Robbins, ''A Stone for Danny Fisher'', page 183:
- Everybody knew Skopas fronted for the fight mob even though he was officially the arena manager.
2009 September 1, Mark Sweney, ''The Guardian'':
- Ray Winstone is fronting a campaign for the Football Association that aims to stop pushy parents shouting abuse at their children during the grassroots football season.
2004, (w), ''Ransom'', p.104:
- I'm prepared to say that I fronted you the money for a business deal with me, and the investment paid off brilliantly.
To assume false or disingenuous appearances.
(quote-song)|artist=Weezer|title=Buddy Holly|passage=What's with these homies dissin' my girl? / Why do they gotta front?
2008, Briscoe/Akinyemi, ‘Womanizer’:
- Boy don't try to front, / I-I know just-just what you are, are-are.
2008 Markus Naerheim, ''The City'', p.531
- You know damned straight what this is about, or you ain't as smart as you been frontin'.
To deceive or attempt to deceive someone with false or disingenuous appearances (on).
To appear before.
(l), face (gloss)
The front end or side of something.
''Bilen hade fått en ful buckla på fronten.''
"There was an ugly bump on the front of the car."
front - the area were two armies are fighting each other.
''På västfronten intet nytt'' (''All Quiet on the Western Front'', book by Maria Remarque|Erich Maria Remarque)
front - area were hot and cold air meet
front - one aspect of a larger undertaking which is temporarily seen as a separate undertaking in order to evaluate its progress in relationship to the whole.