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Definition of "frontal" []

  • Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack. (adjective)
  • Anatomy Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone. (adjective)
  • Anatomy Of or relating to the frontal plane. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a meteorological front. (adjective)
  • A drapery covering the front of an altar. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frontal" in a sentence
  • "In 1985, Alito wrote a memo advising against what he called a frontal assault on the "Row v. Wade" ruling."
  • "We can consider a story as linear entity, moving from beginning to end, having one dimension in "frontal" time."
  • "One of the nation's most popular cars, the Toyota Camry, received a three-star rating after getting three-star results in frontal and side crashes."