frontal frontal  /f ˈrən təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an adornment worn on the forehead
  2. (n) a drapery that covers the front of an altar
  3. (n) the face or front of a building
  4. (adj) belonging to the front part
  5. (adj) of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air
  6. (adj) meeting front to front
  7. (adj) of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Frontal lobe This is the most highly evolved part of the brain, responsible for reasoning, planning, emotions and self-conscious awareness.
  2. It may just be that Clinton hasn't been out to Iowa recently, hasn't yet given the solipsistic cornheads the full-frontal embrace they demand of contenders.
  3. Preliminary research suggests that cadherin 10 is very active in wiring the frontal cortex of the brain during fetal development.

News

  1. Rain Chances Overnight into Wednesday

    The tail end of a frontal trough will keep better than normal rain chances in Acadiana overnight through Wednesday morning.  Showers and storms will be mostly likely after midnight through midday Wednesday. Although no organized severe weather is expected, some storms could be capable of small hail and gusty winds along with the usual cloud to ground lightning and brief torrential downpours ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. The nation's weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Wet and unsettled weather continues for parts of the East and South on Tuesday as a cold front dropping southeastward across the Midwest reinforces another frontal boundary extending from the Northeast through the Central Plains.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  3. Tropical Thundershowers Stay in Forecast

    A weakening frontal trough approaching Acadiana from the north Tuesday should enhance the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms (near 40%) through Wednesday. Look for partly cloudy, hot and humid conditions away from shower activity with highs reaching the lower 90s. Best time for shower and thunderstorm activity over the next few days will be from mid-morning through the afternoon hours ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

Quotes

  1. Crow denounced Cameron's "full-frontal assault on the trade union movement on a scale which is unprecedented since Margaret Thatcher's government set out to smash the National Union of Mineworkers".
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bob Crow Source: World Socialist Web Site

  2. "These are really important actions to support the frontal battle that this administration is carrying out," Espinosa said, noting the US government has said it is open to discussing the measures with Mexican officials.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Patricia Espinosa Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I find this approach preferable to a frontal assault on Roe v. Wade," Alito wrote. "It has most of the advantages of a brief devoted to overruling of Roe v. Wade; it makes our position clear, does not even tacitly concede Roe's legitimacy,...
    on Nov 30, 2005 By: Samuel Alito Source: FOXNews

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