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front (s), fronts (pl) (noun forms)
1. The part or surface that faces forward, that is intended to be seen first, has the main entrance, or is facing the direction of motion or the direction which people face.
2. The forward area or the area, section, or position just ahead of, close to, or at the forward part of something.
3. The facade of a building, especially the one that faces the street, or a part of it.
4. The direction straight ahead or a place or position approximately ahead of someone.
5. A leading position or a prominent or leading position in any field of activity; such as, companies that are at the front of practical and advanced auto production.
6. A manner or type of behavior adopted by someone in order to deal with a situation or to disguise the person's true feelings: "She put on a calm front despite the near collision with a big truck."
7. An apparently respectable person, organization, or business acting as a cover for some illegal or secret activities: "The clothing store was a front for money laundering."
8. A military battle zone or an area where armies are facing one another, or where fighting between armies is taking place: "We have many soldiers returning from the front in Afghanistan."
9. The width of territory occupied or defended by an army or a military unit facing an enemy or the direction in which troops are facing when formed in line.
10. In meteorology, a line along which one mass of air meets another which is different in temperature or density.
11. The part of a garment, or the clothing, which covers the chest and stomach area, etc. of the body.
12. In weather conditions, a transition zone or interface between two air masses of different densities, which usually means different temperatures; for example, the area of convergence between warm, moist air, and cool, dry air.
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front, fronts, fronting, fronted (verb forms)
1. If an area or building fronts something or fronts on or onto it, it has that thing at the front of it; so, to have a front; to face onto something else.
2. To be in front of something; such as, to be the leader or main representative of a group.
3. To provide an apparently respectable cover for a secret or for illegal activities: "They found out that he was fronting for the mafia."
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delta front (s) (noun), delta fronts (pl)
A narrow, continuous sheet of sand that marks the zone where deposition in a delta is most active.
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