[ US /ˈfɹəntəɫ/ ]
[ UK /fɹˈʌntə‍l/ ]
  1. belonging to the front part
    a frontal appendage
  2. of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone
    the frontal lobes
  3. of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air
    frontal rainfall
  4. meeting front to front
    a head-on collision
    a frontal attack
  1. a drapery that covers the front of an altar
  2. the face or front of a building
  3. an adornment worn on the forehead
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How To Use frontal In A Sentence

  • He had chasubles, also, of amber-coloured silk, and blue silk and gold brocade, and yellow silk damask and cloth of gold, figured with representations of the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ, and embroidered with lions and peacocks and other emblems; dalmatics of white satin and pink silk damask, decorated with tulips and dolphins and fleurs-de-lis; altar frontals of crimson velvet and blue linen; and many corporals, chalice-veils, and sudaria. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • I have a mild frontal lobe disorder that leads me to perseverate, and thus I've continued to work out the theory and do experiments anyway.
  • Anyway, what it shows is that the frontal cortex, where reasoning occurs, is deactivated, meaning that during the BIG O, the male of our species becomes, well, dumb. The Return of Ask Dr. SoT
  • The surgery he underwent involved removing a fifth of the frontal lobe of his brain. Times, Sunday Times
  • They brandished frontal bones, the dismembered quarters of kids and goats; they struck the bronze cantharus, they tossed the silver obba up aloft. Widdershins
  • On and above the glabella a trace of the frontal suture sometimes persists; beneath it is the frontonasal suture, the mid-point of which is termed the nasion. II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull
  • On Tuesday the frontal rain in the north is likely to slide southwards, drawing down colder air for a time over northern and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times
  • The UK is more relaxed about televising full-frontal female nudity.
  • My main goal for the full-frontal personal marketing assault was primarily to allow myself to sleep at night.
  • It came to mind recently that it might be good to once again mention the use of antependia, or altar frontals, as a consideration for our parish priests. The Vested and Robed Altar - Symbolism of the Antependium
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