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I'd rather have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal lobotomy.
Fred Allen

Meaning of "frontal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FRONTAL

(Adornment for forehead, altar cloth): via Old French frontel, from Latin frontālia (pl) ornament worn on forehead, frontellum altar cloth, both from frōns forehead, front.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FRONTAL

frontal  [ˈfrʌntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRONTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Frontal can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FRONTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Front

Front may refer to: as common noun ▪ Front, a geographical area where armies are engaged in conflict ▪ Front, roughly, an army group, especially in eastern Europe ▪ Front, term used by Goffman ▪ Front organization, any entity set up by and controlled by another organization ▪ Ice front of a glacier ▪ Grill, also known as "front", jewelry for teeth ▪ Weather front ▪ Front, a place where two water masses come together in the ocean as proper noun ▪ The Front, 1976 film ▪ The Front, now part of the Delaware Park-Front Park System, in Buffalo, New York, United States ▪ The Front, an American rock band signed to Columbia Records and active in the 1980s and early 1990s. ▪ The Front, a Canadian studio band from the 1980s ▪ "The Front" ▪ Front, British men's magazine ▪ Front, Piedmont, Italian municipality ▪ Front, California, former name of Brown, California ▪ Front Illustrated Paper, Yugoslav Peoples Army publication ▪ Front TV, a Toronto broadcast design and branding firm as adjective ▪ Front and back, phonetics terms ▪ Front vowel as personal name ▪ Rebecca Front, English comedy actress...

Definition of frontal in the English dictionary

The first definition of frontal in the dictionary is of, at, or in the front. Other definition of frontal is of or relating to the forehead. Frontal is also of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FRONTAL


balibuntal
ˌbælɪˈbʌntəl
buntal
ˈbʌntəl
confrontal
kɒnˈfrʌntəl
Continental
ˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
contrapuntal
ˌkɒntrəˈpʌntəl
dental
ˈdɛntəl
disgruntle
dɪsˈɡrʌntəl
environmental
ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmentəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
gruntle
ˈɡrʌntəl
horizontal
ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
interfrontal
ˌɪntəˈfrʌntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
nasofrontal
ˌneɪzəʊˈfrʌntəl
oriental
ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl
prefrontal
priːˈfrʌntəl
rental
ˈrɛntəl
superfrontal
ˌsuːpərˈfrʌntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRONTAL

front-line player
front-loading washing machine
front-page
front-page news
front-rank
front-to-back engine
front-wheel drive
front.
frontage
frontager
frontal bone
frontal lobe
frontality
frontally
frontbencher
frontcourt
Frontenac
frontenis
fronter
frontes

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRONTAL

accidental
car rental
departmental
detrimental
developmental
documental
elemental
endodontal
fontal
full-frontal
governmental
incidental
intercontinental
monumental
occidental
ornamental
parental
periodontal
sentimental
supplemental

Synonyms and antonyms of frontal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «frontal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRONTAL

Find out the translation of frontal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of frontal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «frontal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

前部的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

frontal
570 millions of speakers

English

frontal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ललाट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أمامي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фронтальная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

frontal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সম্মুখ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

frontal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Frontal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Frontal-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

前面の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정면의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Frontal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phía trước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூளையின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समोरचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ön
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

frontale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przedni
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фронтальна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

frontal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μετωπικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

frontale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

frontal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

frontal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of frontal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRONTAL»

The term «frontal» is very widely used and occupies the 11.416 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRONTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about frontal

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5 QUOTES WITH «FRONTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word frontal.
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Fred Allen
I'd rather have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal lobotomy.
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John Frankenheimer
The first thing is that we're being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They're trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks.
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Stephen LaBerge
Your experience is a dream; so is my experience. This stuff about how the frontal cortex is repressed during dreaming, lucid dreaming presents an obvious contradiction to it. The only difference is sensory input.
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May-Britt Moser
My frontal lobe doesn't function well. When I'm out with friends, I typically have a cup of coffee, and that's not good for my sleep. And yet I'll do it again, night after night - 'Oh why did I have that cup of coffee?' I can't stop it because I love it.
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Ernestine Rose
Cultivate the frontal portion of her brain as much as that of man is cultivated, and she will stand his equal at least. Even now, where her mind has been called out at all, her intellect is as bright, as capacious, and as powerful as his.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRONTAL»

Discover the use of frontal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to frontal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
Angus: My mixed-breed cat, half domestic tabby, half Scottish wildcat.
Louise Rennison, 2013
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Principles of Frontal Lobe Function
This book will provide clinicians, researchers, and students with the most current information as the mystery of the frontal lobes is unraveled.
Donald T. Stuss, Robert T. Knight, 2013
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The Human Frontal Lobes: Functions and Disorders
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative work synthesizes the rapidly growing knowledge base on the human frontal lobes and their central role in behavior, cognition, health, and disease.
Bruce L. Miller, Jeffrey L. Cummings, 2007
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The Frontal Sinus
Heavily illustrated, this volume will be a "must have" for the rhinologist managing disease in the frontal sinus.
Stilianos E. Kountakis, Brent Senior, Wolfgang Draf, 2005
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The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind
Made up of fascinating histories and anecdotes, Goldberg's book offers a panorama of state-of-the-art ideas and advances in cognitive neuroscience to show the importance of the human brain's frontal lobes. 3 halftones.
Elkhonon Goldberg, 2002
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Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes: A Lifespan ...
The primary aim of this volume is the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework.
Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson, 2011
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Methodology Of Frontal And Executive Function
This volume reflects the pressure to develop useful models and methodologies to study executive behaviour - the ability to update information in working memory in order to control selective attention to formulate plans of action and to ...
Patrick Rabbitt, 1997
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Frontal-subcortical Circuits in Psychiatric and Neurological ...
The authors review knowledge on the anatomy of the frontal-subcortical circuits, their connections to other brain regions, and their influences on motor, cognitive, affective, and behavioral functioning.
David G. Lichter, Jeffrey L. Cummings, 2001
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Frontal Lobe Function and Dysfunction
This book presents a broad and authoritative synthesis of research progress in this field.
Harvey S. Levin, Howard M. Eisenberg, Arthur Lester Benton, 1991
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes ...
Candid, smart, clear-eyed, and unfailingly engaging, Another Day in the Frontal Lobe is a mesmerizing behind-the-scenes glimpse into a world of incredible competition and incalculable rewards. From the Hardcover edition.
Katrina Firlik, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRONTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term frontal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Full Frontal Nerdity DVD
For clues to their audience look no further than the question they ask over the interval of Full Frontal Nerdity: What's the nerdiest thing you've ... «Chortle, Jul 15»
2
'50 Shades Darker' Movie Spoilers: Jamie Dornan Full Frontal for …
However, rumor has it that it would be his double, the Canadian model named Peter James Gray, that would go full frontal instead. According to ... «Australia Network News, Jul 15»
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Full Frontal Exposure: 7 Little-Known Facts About Nipples Everyone …
Learn the hard facts about nipples, such as how you can develop an extra one or that breast augmentation reduces sensitivity. Kelly Sue ... «Medical Daily, Jul 15»
4
Male full-frontal nudity in film: Meet the man who makes prosthetic …
Male full-frontal nudity in comedies isn't new – There's Something About Mary featured it nearly 20 years ago – but the penises have been ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Frontal Watch: How Close Will It Get?
This is one of the reasons frontal position is so important; if the front ends up closer to us some of our northern counties (or the Metro) could get ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
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'Fifty Shades Darker' Spoilers And Cast Update: Is Jaime Dornan …
... it that Jaime Dornan is doing full frontal in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" ... star Jamie Dornan (Christian Grey) will agree to do full frontal nudity as ... «Jobs & Hire, Jul 15»
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Police Officer Killed in Deliberate Frontal Collision
Ljubljana, 4 July - A Ljubljana police officer was killed on Saturday in what appears to be a deliberate frontal collision. Initial findings show that a man filed a fake ... «STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija, Jul 15»
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'Fifty Shades Darker' Star Jamie Dorian's Body Double To Do Full …
Whether or not Dornan decides to go full frontal in the film, the movie is likely to be another success for the erotic franchise. Although both the ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
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The naked truth about nudity onstage
It states the obvious: The appearance of full frontal nudity in American “legit” theater no longer sparks the shock and scandal it used to. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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Microsoft Lumia 1030 Frontal Panel Leaks in Pictures
The elusive Microsoft Lumia 1030 comes back into the rumor mill, after months of absence. We saw photographs showcasing what seemed to ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Frontal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/frontal>. Dec 2019 ».
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