having a front with a convex curve
a closure that conceals a zip, buttons, or other fastening, by having one side overlapping, as on trousers
(of money, costs, etc) required or incurred in advance of a project in order to get it under way
If you say that someone is a front man for a group or organization, you mean that their role is to represent and give a good impression of it to the public, especially when it is not very respectable or popular .
the forwards at the front of a scrum
to pay (money) at the beginning of a business arrangement
the forward section or seaward edge of an ice shelf
If a person or thing is in front, they are ahead of others in a moving group, or further forward than someone or something else.
open; frank ; honest
an area, including buildings, along the edge of the sea; waterfront
If you are up front about something, you act openly or publicly so that people know what you are doing or what you believe .
a front of a desk, chest of drawers, etc., of the third quarter of the 18th century, having three vertical divisions of equal width, a sunken one between raised ones, all divided by flat areas to which they are connected by curves, often with a shell motif forming a rounded termination to each section
the boundary line between a warm air mass and the cold air pushing it from beneath and behind as it moves
designating a desk with a front panel fitted with hinges on its bottom edge so that it can be pivoted forward and down to form a surface for writing
a command to troops to look ahead
a fa çade falsifying the size, finish, or importance of a building, esp. one having a humble purpose or cheap construction
In Britain, the front bench or people who sit on the front bench are members of Parliament who are ministers in the Government or who hold official positions in an opposition party .
a courtyard in front of a building, as one in a filling station
a style of swimming in which the swimmer faces downwards and moves their arms alternately in strokes
a desk where a receptionist sits and greets visitors
a dive from a position facing the water in which the diver jumps up from the springboard, rotating the body forward, and enters the water either headfirst or feetfirst
The front door of a house or other building is the main door, which is usually in the wall that faces a street .
The front line is the place where two opposing armies are facing each other and where fighting is going on.
to put or concentrate ( efforts, costs, expenditures, etc.) at the beginning of (a contract, project, etc.)
an amount of money paid in advance
the holes of a golf course numbered 1 through 9, regarded as a unit
A front-page article or picture appears on the front page of a newspaper because it is very important or interesting .
range on the E edge of the Rockies, in SE Wyo. & NC Colo.: highest peak, 14,274 ft (4,351 m)
foremost ; most important; prominent
a room in the front of a house, esp. a living room
A seat is an object that you can sit on, for example a chair .
Your teeth are the hard white objects in your mouth, which you use for biting and chewing .
a vowel sound produced with the tongue in a position near the front of the mouth, such as the 'a' in 'at' or the 'e' in bed
If you say that someone is a front woman for a group or organization, you mean that their role is to represent and give a good impression of it to the public, especially when it is not very respectable or popular .
If something is happening on the home front, it is happening within the country where you live .
a front dividing cold polar air from warmer temperate or tropical air
the upper front part of a shirt ; the part not covered by a jacket
A shop front is the outside part of a shop which faces the street, including the door and windows.
Store fronts are the windows of stores that can be looked into from the street, often displaying the types of product each store sells.
the boundary between a warm air mass and the cold air above which it is rising, at a less steep angle than at the cold front
a surface, at right angles to a propagated disturbance, that passes at any given moment through those parts of the wave motion that are in the same phase and are moving in the same direction
to redeploy (a force in the field) so that its main weight of weapons points in another direction
the foremost bench of either the Government or Opposition in the House of Commons
the female genitals
If an issue is on the front burner, it receives a lot of attention because it is considered to be more urgent or important than other issues.
a washing machine with a door at the front which opens one side of the drum into which washing is placed
the pages of a book, such as the title page and contents, before the main text
the divisions of a business or organization that deals with customers or the public, such as the sales or marketing divisions
a nominal leader of an organization, etc, who lacks real power or authority, esp one who lends respectability to some nefarious activity
In a competition or contest, the front-runner is the person who seems most likely to win it.